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2 definitions found
for big win
From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :
1. [common] Major success.
2. [MIT] Serendipity. ?Yes, those two physicists discovered
high-temperature superconductivity in a batch of ceramic that had been
prepared incorrectly according to their experimental schedule. Small
mistake; big win!? See win big.
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :
An MIT term for a Good Thing or a lucky accident.
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