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 or re****e a hypothesis, or determine the efficacy or likelihood of something previously untried. Experiments...
- The Milgram experiment(s) on obedience to authority figures were a series of social psychology experiments conducted by Yale University psychologist Stanley...
- The Stanford prison experiment (SPE) was a psychological experiment conducted in the summer of 1971. It was a two-w**** simulation of a prison environment...
- 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...
- A pitch drop experiment is a long-term experiment which measures the flow of a piece of pitch over many years. 'Pitch' is the name for any of a number...
- In modern physics, the double-slit experiment is a demonstration that light and matter can display characteristics of both classically defined waves and...
- A thought experiment is a hypothetical situation in which a hypothesis, theory, or principle is laid out for the purpose of thinking through its consequences...
- **** human experimentation was a series of medical experiments on large numbers of prisoners, including children, by **** Germany in its concentration...
- The Stern–Gerlach experiment demonstrated that the spatial orientation of angular momentum is quantized. Thus an atomic-scale system was shown to have...