from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A control-experiment; an experiment devised to confirm the results of other experiments: for example, an experiment made under normal conditions, the result of which enables the experimenter to estimate the effect, in a parallel series of experiments, of a determinate variation of conditions.
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An electrical check-experiment with the chair calorimeter was made on January 4, 1909, and continued 6 hours.
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