control experiment

(redirected from Scientific control)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to Scientific control: control experiment, Negative control

control experiment

n
an experiment designed to check or correct the results of another experiment by removing the variable or variables operating in that other experiment. The comparison obtained is an indication or measurement of the effect of the variables concerned
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.control experiment - an experiment designed to control for variables affecting the results of another experiment
experiment, experimentation - the act of conducting a controlled test or investigation
References in periodicals archive ?
However, in governance and management, the Greater London Authority and other stakeholders exercise scientific control on development trends and expected levels of services (all the way up to 2065).
project management of the zbs_cox program including: - the phase of preparation / update of the quality assurance plan, - the permanent moep staff during the preparatory phase, The construction site and the data analysis and compilation phase, - the mission of preparation of the scientific works with the elaboration of the specifications of execution, - supervision of drilling on site, - the scientific control on site, - the documentary production of the end of drilling reports, - the production of the operating report of the moep zbs_cox, - optional: The integration of data into the andra database.
From implementing standardised workflow procedures to staff skill certification, awareness on quality, scientific control, improvement and preventive measures for workflow, continuous improvement in quality, these aspects have achieved the top standards of the world.
However, in one of the strange paradoxes of medical law, as long as the neurologists were going to haphazardly try the secretin in a few cases, without any scientific control group and without any intention of publishing their results, they were free to do so if, in their professional opinion, they felt the innovative use of the medication might help.
Options include built-in control panels, remote control panels, redundant power, and control interface adapters to external Utah Scientific control systems.
Attension has introduced Theta QC, a portable contact angle meter for quality control measurements of paints, coatings and coating processes that enables quick s and scientific control of coating and substrate homogeneity, wettability, adhesion, surface-free energy and cleanliness.
Scientific Control Group Research & Assessment.
He said yesterday: "Rigorous, reliable and competent scientific control has too often been lacking in our industry, and situations have arisen resulting in procedures which are unethical to owners, trainers and veterinarians, the very people whose skills must be mobilised to keep our activity clean.
She also included unfertilized plots as a scientific control.
And some may be due to what we observe--or think we're observing--without any real scientific control.

Full browser ?