trial and error
Origin of trial and error
OTHER WORDS FROM trial and errortrial-and-error, adjective
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How to use trial and error in a sentence
It is a trial and error process, so people have to accept those errors and move on.Xi Jinping’s crackdown on everything is remaking Chinese society|Lily Kuo|September 9, 2021|Washington Post
As an example of good science-and-society policymaking, the history of fluoride may be more of a cautionary tale.
As this list shows, punishments typically run to a short-ish jail sentence and/or a moderately hefty fine.
Everyone out there who says, “Charlie Hebdo provoked,” is making the same fundamental error.Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Our Duty Is to Keep Charlie Hebdo Alive|Ayaan Hirsi Ali|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Meanwhile, almost exactly 30 years after the trial, the judge left his home to board a steamboat and was never heard from again.New York’s Most Tragic Ghost Loves Minimalist Swedish Fashion|Nina Strochlic|January 8, 2015|DAILY BEAST
Seventy-two adults between the ages of 18 and 50 are participating in the trial, led by the pediatrics department at Oxford.
She also practises etching, pen-and-ink drawing, as well as crayon and water-color sketching.Women in the fine arts, from the Seventh Century B.C. to the Twentieth Century A.D.|Clara Erskine Clement
It is a very common error to consider these deposits as evidence of excessive excretion.A Manual of Clinical Diagnosis|James Campbell Todd
No law of that country must exceed in words the number of letters in their alphabet, which consists only in two-and-twenty.Gulliver's Travels|Jonathan Swift
My mother now tells me that she knew of this mistake, an error of the New York paper in copying the item from a Southern journal.The Boarded-Up House|Augusta Huiell Seaman
It was a fatal error, for though the Spanish people might despise their King, they were intensely proud of their nationality.Napoleon's Marshals|R. P. Dunn-Pattison
British Dictionary definitions for trial and error
Cultural definitions for trial and error
To “proceed by trial and error” is to experiment, rejecting what does not work and adopting what does.
Other Idioms and Phrases with trial and error
An attempt to accomplish something by trying various means until the correct one is found. for example, The only way to solve this problem is by trial and error. The error here alludes to the failed means or attempts, which are discarded until the right way is found. [c. 1800]