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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

ex•per•i•mentɪkˈspɛr ə mənt; -ˌmɛnt(n.; v.)

  1. a test, trial, or tentative procedure, esp. one for the purpose of discovering something unknown or of testing a principle, supposition, etc.

  2. the conducting of such operations.

  3. (v.i.)to test esp. in order to discover or prove something:

    to experiment with a new procedure.

Origin of experiment:

1325–75; ME: proof < L experīmentum means of testing, experiment

ex•per`i•men•ta′tion(n.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. experiment, experimentation(noun)

    the testing of an idea

    "it was an experiment in living"; "not all experimentation is done in laboratories"

  2. experiment, experimentation(noun)

    the act of conducting a controlled test or investigation

Wiktionary

  1. experimentation(Noun)

    The act of experimenting; practice by experiment.

  2. experimentation(Noun)

    A set of actions and observations, performed to verify or falsify a hypothesis or to research a causal relationship between phenomena.

  3. Origin: From Latin ex- + -periri (akin to periculum), attempt

Webster Dictionary

  1. Experimentation(noun)

    the act of experimenting; practice by experiment


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

experimentation(noun)

the practice of making experiments.

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