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Experiment

Experiment means the investigation of the relationship between two (or more) variables by deliberately producing a change in one variable in situation and observing the effects of that change on other aspects of the situation.

Webster Dictionary Meaning

1. Experiment
- Atrial or special observation, made to confirm or disprove something doubtful; esp., one under conditions determined by the experimenter; an act or operation undertaken in order to discover some unknown principle or effect, or to test, establish, or illustrate some suggest or known truth; practical test; poof.
- Experience.
2. Experiment
- To make experiment; to operate by test or trial; -- often with on, upon, or in, referring to the subject of an experiment; with, referring to the instrument; and by, referring to the means; as, to experiment upon electricity; he experimented in plowing with ponies, or by steam power.
- To try; to know, perceive, or prove, by trial experience.
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