Variant of experiment
- a test or trial of something; specif.,
- any action or process undertaken to discover something not yet known or to demonstrate something known
- any action or process designed to find out whether something is effective, workable, valid, etc.
- the conducting of such tests or trials; experimentation
Origin: Middle English ; from Old French ; from Classical Latin experimentum, a trial, test ; from experiri: see peril
- experimenter noun
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