Meaning of EXPERIMENT in English

EXPERIMENT

I.

noun

ADJECTIVE

▪ animal

a few hippies protesting against animal ~s

▪ field , laboratory

▪ educational , medical , psychological , scientific

▪ practical

▪ simple

▪ brief

▪ further

Further ~s will be carried out to verify this result.

▪ careful , control ( science ), controlled

▪ independent ( science )

▪ successful

▪ failed , unsuccessful

the USSR's failed ~ in social planning

▪ pilot , preliminary

▪ early , pioneering

▪ classic , classical , famous , well-known

Pavlov's famous ~ with the dog and the dinner bell

▪ unique

Brazil's unique ~ with alcohol-powered cars

▪ bold

the country's bold ~ with economic reform

▪ interesting

▪ ingenious

VERB + EXPERIMENT

▪ carry out , conduct , do , perform , run

▪ try

The school decided to try an ~ in single-sex teaching.

▪ repeat

▪ design

▪ set up

▪ describe , report

a classic ~ reported in 1964

EXPERIMENT + VERB

▪ confirm sth , demonstrate sth , find sth , illustrate sth , prove sth , reveal sth , show sth , support sth

▪ indicate sth , suggest sth

▪ be aimed at sth , be designed to do sth

an ~ aimed at cutting road deaths resulting from excessive speeding

▪ involve sth , use sth

▪ be successful , work

If the conditions are not right, the ~ will not work.

▪ fail

PREPOSITION

▪ by ~

The appropriate concentration of the drug is best determined by ~.

▪ during an/the ~

The animals seemed healthy during the ~.

▪ in an/the ~

In these ~s, chilling is necessary.

▪ ~ in

the country's brief ~ in multiparty democracy

▪ ~ on

The team carried out ~s on cancer tissue.

▪ ~ with

an ~ with zinc chips and hydrochloric acid

II.

verb

ADVERB

▪ successfully

▪ freely

The students freely ~ed with paints.

▪ sexually

VERB + EXPERIMENT

▪ begin to

▪ continue to

PREPOSITION

▪ on

They ~ed successfully on the plants to discover disease-resistant varieties.

▪ with

We have ~ed with various different designs of kite.

Oxford Collocations English Dictionary.      Оксфордский английский словарь словосочетаний .