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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ex·per·i·ment /-ˌmɛnt/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ex·per·i·ment /-ˌmɛnt/ 不及物動詞

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From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·per·i·ment n.
 1. A trial or special observation, made to confirm or disprove something uncertain; esp., one under controlled 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 hypothesis, theory, or known truth; practical test; proof.
    A political experiment can not be made in a laboratory, nor determined 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ex·per·i·ment, v. t. To try; to know, perceive, or prove, by trial or experience. [Obs.]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the act of conducting a controlled test or investigation
           [syn: experimentation]
      2: the testing of an idea; "it was an experiment in living";
         "not all experimentation is done in laboratories" [syn: experimentation]
      3: a venture at something new or different; "as an experiment
         he decided to grow a beard"
      v 1: to conduct a test or investigation; "We are experimenting
           with the new drug in order to fight this disease"
      2: try something new, as in order to gain experience; "Students
         experiment sexually"; "The composer experimented with a
         new style" [syn: try out]