HyperDic: experimentation

English > 2 senses of the word experimentation:
NOUNcognitionexperimentation, experimentthe testing of an idea
actexperimentation, experimentthe act of conducting a controlled test or investigation
experimentation > pronunciation
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English > experimentation: 2 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningThe testing of an idea.
Example "not all experimentation is done in laboratories"
Narrowerpilot experimentA preliminary experiment whose outcome can lead to a more extensive experiment
trial, trial run, test, tryouttrying something to find out about it
Broaderinquiry, enquiry, researchA search for knowledge
Spanishensayo, experimentación, experimento, probatura, prueba, test, verificación
Catalanassaig, experimentació, experiment, prova, provatura, test, verificació
Verbsexperimentto conduct a test or investigation
experimenttry something new, as in order to gain experience
English > experimentation: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe act of conducting a controlled test or investigation.
Partscondition, experimental conditionThe procedure that is varied in order to estimate a variable's effect by comparison with a control condition
control condition, controlA standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment
NarrowerMichelson-Morley experimentA celebrated experiment conducted by Albert Michelson and Edward Morley
control experimentAn experiment designed to control for variables affecting the results of another experiment
testingThe act of subjecting to experimental test in order to determine how well something works
trial and errorexperimenting until a solution is found
Broaderscientific research, research projectresearch into questions posed by scientific theories and hypotheses
Spanishexperimentación, experimento
Catalanexperimentació, experiment
Verbsexperimentto conduct a test or investigation

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