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

- Play media An experiment is a procedure carried out to support or re****e a hypothesis. Experiments provide insight into cause-and-effect by demonstrating...
- The Milgram experiment(s) on obedience to authority figures was a series of social psychology experiments conducted by Yale University psychologist Stanley...
- 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...
- The Belko Experiment is a 2016 American horror thriller film directed by Greg McLean and written by James Gunn, who also produced the film with Peter Safran...
- The kite experiment is a scientific experiment in which a kite with a pointed, conductive wire attached to its apex is flown near thunder clouds to collect...
- The Stanford prison experiment (SPE) was a role-play and simulation, held at Stanford University in the summer of 1971. It was intended to examine the...
- 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...
- Untreated Syphilis in the Negro Male (informally referred to as the Tuskegee Experiment or Tuskegee Syphilis Study) was an ethically abusive study conducted between...
- In modern physics, the double-slit experiment is a demonstration that light and matter can display characteristics of both classically defined waves and...
- The Russian Sleep Experiment is a creepypasta which tells the tale of five test subjects being exposed to an experimental sleep-inhibiting stimulant in...