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experimentation

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The act, process, or practice of experimenting.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The act of experimenting; practice by experiment.
  • n. A set of actions and observations, performed to verify or falsify a hypothesis or to research a causal relationship between phenomena.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The act of experimenting; practice by experiment.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The act or practice of making experiments; the process of experimenting.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act of conducting a controlled test or investigation
  • n. the testing of an idea

Etymologies

From Latin ex- + -periri (akin to periculum), attempt (Wiktionary)

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