Meaning of EXPERIMENT in English

EXPERIMENT

transcription, транскрипция: [ ̘. ̈n.ɪksˈperɪmənt ]

n. & v. --n. 1 a procedure adopted on the chance of its succeeding, for testing a hypothesis etc., or to demonstrate a known fact. 2 (foll. by of) a test or trial of. --v.intr. (often foll. by on, with) make an experiment. øøexperimentation n. experimenter n. [ME f. OF experiment or L experimentum (as EXPERIENCE)]

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