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Definition of 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

I weep for the liberty of my country when I see at this early day of its successful experiment that corruption has been imputed to many members of the House of Representatives, and the rights of the people have been bartered for promises of office.
Andrew Jackson

We're running the most dangerous experiment in history right now, which is to see how much carbon dioxide the atmosphere... can handle before there is an environmental catastrophe.
Elon Musk

The true method of knowledge is experiment.
William Blake

If your experiment needs statistics, you ought to have done a better experiment.
Ernest Rutherford

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