Definition of Experiment. Meaning of Experiment. Synonyms of Experiment

Here you will find one or more explanations in English for the word Experiment. Also in the bottom left of the page several parts of wikipedia pages related to the word Experiment and, of course, Experiment synonyms and on the right images related to the word Experiment.

Definition of Experiment

Experiment
Experiment Ex*per"i*ment, v. t. To try; to know, perceive, or prove, by trial experience. [Obs.] --Sir T. Herbert.
Experiment
Experiment Ex*per"i*ment, n. [L. experimentum, fr. experiri to try: cf. OF. esperiment, experiment. See Experience.] 1. Atrial or special observation, made to confirm or disprove something doubtful; esp., one under conditions determined by the experimenter; an act or operation undertaken in order to discover some unknown principle or effect, or to test, establish, or illustrate some suggest or known truth; practical test; poof. A political experiment can not be made in a laboratory, not determinant in a few hours. --J. Adams. 2. Experience. [Obs.] Adam, by sad experiment I know How little weight my words with thee can find. --Milton.
Experiment
Experiment Ex*per"i*ment, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Experimented; p. pr. & vb. n. Experinenting.] To make experiment; to operate by test or trial; -- often with on, upon, or in, referring to the subject of an experiment; with, referring to the instrument; and by, referring to the means; as, to experiment upon electricity; he experimented in plowing with ponies, or by steam power.

Meaning of Experiment from wikipedia

- An experiment is a procedure carried out to support or re****e a hypothesis, or determine the efficacy or likelihood of something previously untried. Experiments...
- The Stanford prison experiment (SPE) was a psychological experiment conducted in August 1971. It was a two-w**** simulation of a prison environment that...
- **** human experimentation was a series of medical experiments on prisoners by **** Germany in its concentration camps mainly between 1942 and 1945. There...
- Beginning on August 7, 1961, a series of social psychology experiments were conducted by Yale University psychologist Stanley Milgram, who intended to...
- The Philadelphia Experiment was an alleged event claimed to have been witnessed by an ex-merchant mariner named Carl M. Allen at the United States Navy's...
- The Experiment is a 2002 BBC do****entary series in which 15 men are randomly selected to be either "prisoner" or guard, contained in a simulated prison...
- Great Experiment may refer to: Canada: The Great Experiment, a Canadian educational television show The Great Experiment: Faith and Freedom in America...
- The Rosenhan experiment or Thud experiment was an experiment claimed to have been conducted to determine the validity of psychiatric diagnosis. Parti****nts...
- The oil drop experiment was performed by Robert A. Millikan and Harvey Fletcher in 1909 to measure the elementary electric charge (the charge of the electron)...
- In modern physics, the double-slit experiment demonstrates that light and matter can satisfy the seemingly incongruous classical definitions for both waves...