the act, process, practice, or an instance of making experiments.
- ex·per·i·men·ta·tive [ik-sper-uh-men-tuh-tiv], /ɪkˌspɛr əˈmɛn tə tɪv/, adjective
- pro·ex·per·i·men·ta·tion, adjective
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How to use experimentation in a sentence
In fact, after decades of experimentation, perhaps we should question whether ubiquitous metrics-based ratings and rankings of companies across industries are actually doing anything useful when it comes to changing behavior below the surface.Facts and data are not what convinces CEOs to make systemic change | Judith Samuelson | January 12, 2021 | Quartz
Clearly, experimentation and adaptability helped smart brands to adapt and deliver.Customer data can help brands boost loyalty and brand revenue | Acquia | January 12, 2021 | Digiday
Secure computing is now available on demand to virtually anyone at a cost that allows for rapid experimentation.There’s no better time than now to build a better pipeline for women in tech | Andrew Nusca | January 11, 2021 | Fortune
Hundreds of years of experimentation and mistrust … you don’t undo that in a week or a month or a year.Vaccines are the latest battleground for doctors on social media | Abby Ohlheiser | December 28, 2020 | MIT Technology Review
Still, the company is yet another example of a private space industry—increasingly fueled by experimentation at speed—offering new ways to get people and stuff into orbit and beyond.Autonomous Ravn X Drone to Launch Satellites From Airport Runways | Jason Dorrier | December 21, 2020 | Singularity Hub
Last but not least, the Inhumans are a genetically advanced “inhuman race” that was formed via experimentation by the alien Kree.Inside Marvel’s Phase 3: How ‘The Avengers’ Cross Paths with Black Panther and the New Superheroes | Marlow Stern | October 30, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
experimentation eventually led to the right taste and amount of frozen firmness.
He was new to the electronic music scene, but not naïve about its reputation for drug experimentation.
“This is a melting pot for startup experimentation,” says Evans.
But Millennials plainly have a spirit of innovation and experimentation that is stymied by centralized government.To Win Millennials, the GOP Needs to Embrace Its Inner Libertarian | Nick Gillespie | June 4, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
After some experimentation, his shipment was the first one to reach England in good condition.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia | Dorothy M. Torpey
Consequently its complement can be determined and, by experimentation, the brilliant color toned down.Philippine Mats | Hugo H. Miller
Are the laws of the formation of character susceptible of a satisfactory investigation by the method of experimentation?A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive | John Stuart Mill
Marconi's achievement was accomplished only after the most prolonged experimentation and many disappointments.How to Succeed as an Inventor | Goodwin B. Smith
The boy wisely said nothing, and the blessed time for study and experimentation was not taken away.Heroes of To-Day | Mary R. Parkman
British Dictionary definitions for experimentation
the act, process, or practice of experimenting
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