Definition of Experiment. Meaning of Experiment. Synonyms of Experiment

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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, re****e, or validate a hypothesis. Experiments provide insight into cause-and-effect by demonstrating...
- The Stanford prison experiment (SPE) was a social psychology experiment that attempted to investigate the psychological effects of perceived power, focusing...
- The Philadelphia Experiment is an alleged military experiment supposed to have been carried out by the U.S. Navy at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard in...
- The Experiment was a do****entary series broadcast on BBC television in 2002 produced by Steve Reicher and Alex Haslam in which 15 men are randomly selected...
- The Milgram experiment(s) on obedience to authority figures was a series of social psychology experiments conducted by Yale University psychologist Stanley...
- stimulant in a Soviet-era scientific experiment. The Russian Sleep Experiment purports to recount an experiment that took place at a test facility in...
- The Belko Experiment is a 2016 American horror-thriller film directed by Greg McLean and written by James Gunn. The film stars John Gallagher Jr., Tony...
- A thought experiment (German: Gedankenexperiment, Gedanken-Experiment, or Gedankenerfahrung) considers a hypothesis, theory, or principle for the purpose...
- Schrödinger's cat is a thought experiment, sometimes described as a paradox, devised by Austrian physicist Erwin Schrödinger in 1935, though the idea originated...
- The Rosenhan experiment or Thud experiment was an experiment conducted to determine the validity of psychiatric diagnosis. The experimenters feigned hallucinations...
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