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a. A test under controlled conditions that is made to demonstrate a known truth, examine the validity of a hypothesis, or determine the efficacy of something previously untried.
b. The process of conducting such a test; experimentation.
2. An innovative act or procedure: "Democracy is only an experiment in government" (William Ralph Inge).
3. The result of experimentation: "We are not [nature's] only experiment" (R. Buckminster Fuller).
intr.v. (-mĕnt′) ex·per·i·ment·ed, ex·per·i·ment·ing, ex·per·i·ments
1. To conduct an experiment.
2. To try something new, especially in order to gain experience: experiment with new methods of teaching.
[Middle English, from Old French, from Latin experīmentum, from experīrī, to try; see per- in Indo-European roots.]
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|Noun||1.||experimenter - a research worker who conducts experiments|
|2.||experimenter - a person who enjoys testing innovative ideas; "she was an experimenter in new forms of poetry"|
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
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experimenter[ɪksˈperɪmentəʳ] N → investigador(a) m/f
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experimenter[ɪkˈspɛrɪmentər] n → expérimentateur/trice m/f
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experimenter[ɪkˈspɛrɪməntəʳ] n → sperimentatore/trice
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