experimentation

[ ik-sper-uh-men-tey-shuh n, -muh n- ]
/ ɪkˌspɛr ə mɛnˈteɪ ʃən, -mən- /

noun

the act, process, practice, or an instance of making experiments.

Origin of experimentation

First recorded in 1665–75; experiment + -ation

OTHER WORDS FROM experimentation

ex·per·i·men·ta·tive [ik-sper-uh-men-tuh-tiv] /ɪkˌspɛr əˈmɛn tə tɪv/, adjectivepro·ex·per·i·men·ta·tion, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for experimentation

experimentation
/ (ɪkˌspɛrɪmɛnˈteɪʃən) /

noun

the act, process, or practice of experimenting
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