verb (used without object)
Origin of experiment
Synonyms for experiment
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Historical Examples of experimentor
These harps, at the pleasure of the experimentor, vibrated as if they were made to resound by invisible hands.
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.