What Does Experiment Mean?

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Experiment is a noun for a test or a trial that is performed for the purpose of proving a principle or discovering something. The term can also be used to refer to experimentation or the act of conducting test operations. Another meaning for experiment is 'experience' though this meaning is considered obsolete.
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ex·per·i·ment
[n. ik-sper-uh-muhnt; v. ek-sper-uh-ment]
NOUN
1.
a test, trial, or tentative procedure; an act or operation for the purpose of discovering something unknown or of testing a principle, supposition, etc.: a chemical experiment; a teaching experiment; an experiment in living.
2.
the conducting of such operations; experimentation: a product that is the result of long experiment.
3.
Obsolete experience
VERB (USED WITHOUT OBJECT)
4.
to try or test, especially in order to discover or prove something: to experiment with a new procedure.
Source: Dictionary.com
An experiment is a controlled test performed by a scientist in order to gain more information regarding a hypothesis. Experiment can also mean to try a new idea.
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