Meaning of EXPERIMENT in English
( v. t. )
To make experiment; to operate by test or trial; -- often with on, upon, or in, referring to the subject of an experiment; with, referring to the instrument; and by, referring to the means; as, to experiment upon electricity; he experimented in plowing with ponies, or by steam power.
Webster's Revised Unabridged English Dictionary. Пересмотренный полный словарь английского языка Webster. 2012