experiment station


noun

an establishment in which experiments in a particular line of research or activity, as agriculture or mining, are systematically carried on.

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Origin of experiment station

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75
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Example sentences from the Web for experiment station

  • Just twenty years ago the experiment-station system of this country was established.

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