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ex•per•i•ment



Pronunciation: (
n.ik-sper'u-munt;
v.ek-sper'u-ment"),
[key]
n.
1. a test, trial, or tentative procedure; an act or operation for the purpose of discovering something unknown or of testing a principle, supposition, etc.: a chemical experiment; a teaching experiment; an experiment in living.
2. the conducting of such operations; experimentation: a product that is the result of long experiment.
3. Obs.experience.

v.i.
to try or test, esp. in order to discover or prove something: to experiment with a new procedure.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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