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Definition of Experiment
Experiment Ex*per"i*ment, v. t.
To try; to know, perceive, or prove, by trial experience.
[Obs.] --Sir T. Herbert.
ExperimentExperiment 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.
2. Experience. [Obs.]
Adam, by sad experiment I know How little weight my
words with thee can find. --Milton. ExperimentExperiment 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.
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