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Definition of Experiment

Experiment

  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.
  2. Experience.
  3. 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.
  4. To try; to know, perceive, or prove, by trial experience.

Experiment Quotations

All life is an experiment. The more experiments you make the better.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

No amount of experimentation can ever prove me right; a single experiment can prove me wrong.
Albert Einstein

I have no fear that the result of our experiment will be that men may be trusted to govern themselves without a master.
Thomas Jefferson

Don't be too timid and squeamish about your actions. All life is an experiment.
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Every experiment, by multitudes or by individuals, that has a sensual and selfish aim, will fail.
Ralph Waldo Emerson
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Experiment Translations

experiment in Afrikaans is eksperiment
experiment in Danish is eksperiment
experiment in Dutch is experimenteren
experiment in German is Experiment, Versuch, Experiment
experiment in Norwegian is eksperiment
experiment in Spanish is experimento
experiment in Swedish is experimentera, experiment, prov

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