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ex·per·i·men·ta·tion

 (ĭk-spĕr′ə-mĕn-tā′shən)
n.
The act, process, or practice of experimenting.

experimentation

(ɪkˌspɛrɪmɛnˈteɪʃən)
n
the act, process, or practice of experimenting
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.experimentation - the testing of an idea; "it was an experiment in living"; "not all experimentation is done in laboratories"
inquiry, research, enquiry - a search for knowledge; "their pottery deserves more research than it has received"
pilot experiment - a preliminary experiment whose outcome can lead to a more extensive experiment
test, trial run, tryout, trial - trying something to find out about it; "a sample for ten days free trial"; "a trial of progesterone failed to relieve the pain"
2.experimentation - the act of conducting a controlled test or investigationexperimentation - the act of conducting a controlled test or investigation
testing - the act of subjecting to experimental test in order to determine how well something works; "they agreed to end the testing of atomic weapons"
trial and error - experimenting until a solution is found
research project, scientific research - research into questions posed by scientific theories and hypotheses
Michelson-Morley experiment - a celebrated experiment conducted by Albert Michelson and Edward Morley; their failure to detect any influence of the earth's motion on the velocity of light was the starting point for Einstein's theory of relativity
control experiment - an experiment designed to control for variables affecting the results of another experiment
control condition, control - a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment; "the control condition was inappropriate for the conclusions he wished to draw"
experimental condition, condition - the procedure that is varied in order to estimate a variable's effect by comparison with a control condition

experimentation

noun
An operation employed to resolve an uncertainty:
Translations
تَجْريب، إخْتِبار
eksperimenterenforsøgsvirksomhed
kísérletezés
tilraunastarfsemi; tilraunir
experimentovanie
deney yapma

experimentation

[eksˌperɪmenˈteɪʃən] Nexperimentación f

experimentation

[ɪkˌspɛrɪmɛnˈteɪʃən] n
(= scientific experiments) → expérimentation f
(= attempts at new things) → expérimentation f
sexual experimentation → expériences fpl sexuelles

experimentation

experimentation

[ɪksˌpɛrɪmɛnˈteɪʃn] nsperimentazione f

experiment

(ikˈsperimənt) noun
a test done in order to find out something, eg if an idea is correct. He performs chemical experiments; experiments in traffic control; We shall find out by experiment.
verb
(with on or with) to try to find out something by making tests. He experimented with various medicines to find the safest cure; The doctor experiments on animals.
exˌperiˈmental (-ˈmentl) adjective
of, or used for an experiment. experimental teaching methods.
exˌperiˈmentally adverb
exˌperimenˈtation noun
the practice of making experiments.
References in classic literature ?
Let us resolve to make our government a place for what Franklin Roosevelt called "bold, persistent experimentation, a government for our tomorrows, not our yesterdays.
Many a school board meeting was first to be split into stormy factions of conservatives fighting to hold the old, and of anarchists threatening civilization with their clamors for experimentation.
The key was in the lock, and a few moments of investigation and experimentation were rewarded with the successful opening of the receptacle.
Fully alive to the gravity and responsibilities of his marvellous discovery he had kept the results of his experimentation, and even the experiments themselves, a profound secret not only from his colleagues, but from his only daughter, who heretofore had shared his every hope and aspiration.
It was in part a period of experimentation, when the proper material and limits of literary forms were being determined, oftentimes by means of false starts and grandiose failures.
Each trusted me to the utmost, and in the long weeks of experimentation that followed I was made a party to both sides, listening to their theorizings and witnessing their demonstrations.
Artistic Experimentation in Music: An Anthology, edited by Darla Crispin and Bob Gilmore.
Granted by the Army Contracting Command, Fort Gordon, Georgia, the $45m company-fixed-rate, cyberspace and electronic warfare bolster contract needs the firm to bolster the lab's goal to render experimentation help to troops with dynamic network experimentation incorporated with cyberspace executions and electronic warfare.
Metova will be supporting the Army's Cyber Battle Lab's (CBL) mission to provide experimentation support to the warfighter with dynamic network experimentation integrated with cyberspace operations and electronic warfare through Live Experimentation (LE), Modeling and Simulation (M&S), Regional Hub Node -- Experimentation (RHN-E) and the Battle Lab Collaborative Simulation Environment (BLCSE).
SABIC has signed an MoU with hte GmbH in Heidelberg, Germany, to establish a satellite laboratory for high throughput experimentation with a view to increasing the Saudi firm's R&D efficiency.
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (Sabic), a global leader in petrochemicals, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Germany-based hte to establish a satellite laboratory for high throughput experimentation to increase its research and development (R&D) efficiency.
Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC) signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with hte in Heidelberg, Germany recently, to establish a satellite laboratory for high throughput experimentation for increasing its R&D efficiency.