verb (used without object)
- experience table,
- experiment station,
- experimental condition,
- experimental group,
- experimental medicine
Origin of experiment
Examples from the Web for experiment
This video, courtesy of BuzzFeed, tries a bit of an experiment to get some answers.
In the fall of 1992, Booker became a vegetarian “as an experiment,” he said, “and I was surprised by how much my body took to it.”
Japanese whisky is not regulated in Japan or in the U.S., so producers have the freedom to experiment with flavors and techniques.Watch Out, Scotland! Japanese Whisky Is on the Rise|Kayleigh Kulp|November 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Their experiment is known as the Holometer, located at Fermilab in Illinois.
At the end of our experiment, my friend and I both felt a little more in touch with our world and ourselves.
An experimental science may become deductive by the mere progress of experiment.Analysis of Mr. Mill's System of Logic|William Stebbing
More, he was determined to carry that experiment further, if he ever got the chance.The Trespasser, Complete|Gilbert Parker
I read and amused myself in any way that offered, but cared not to experiment on any more French-Canadians.Crowded Out! and Other Sketches|Susie F. Harrison
The touchings in this experiment seem to proceed from an invisible entity and are rather disagreeable.Mysterious Psychic Forces|Camille Flammarion
Experiment with different ones until you find and decide upon the method best suited to you.Manual of Military Training|James A. Moss
Word Origin for experiment
mid-14c., from Old French esperment "practical knowledge, cunning, enchantment; trial, proof, example, lesson," from Latin experimentum "a trial, test, proof, experiment," noun of action from experiri "to test, try" (see experience).
late 15c., from experiment (n.). Related: Experimented; experimenting.