Definition of Experimentation

1. Noun. The testing of an idea. "Not all experimentation is done in laboratories"

Exact synonyms: Experiment
Generic synonyms: Enquiry, Inquiry, Research
Specialized synonyms: Pilot Experiment, Test, Trial, Trial Run, Tryout
Derivative terms: Experiment, Experiment, Experiment



2. Noun. The act of conducting a controlled test or investigation.

Definition of Experimentation

1. n. The act of experimenting; practice by experiment.

Definition of Experimentation

1. Noun. The act of experimenting; practice by experiment. ¹

2. Noun. (science) A set of actions and observations, performed to verify or falsify a hypothesis or to research a causal relationship between phenomena. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Experimentation

1. [n -S]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Experimentation

experimental neurosis
experimental probability
experimental procedure
experimental psychology
experimental variable
experimentalism
experimentalist
experimentalists
experimentalize
experimentalized
experimentalizes
experimentalizing
experimentally
experimentarian
experimentarians
experimentation (current term)
experimentations
experimentative
experimentator
experimentators
experimented
experimentee
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experimenter
experimenter bias
experimenter effects
experimenters
experimenting
experimentist
experimentists

Literary usage of Experimentation

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Popular Science Monthly (1914)
"The object of this paper is to show what animal experimentation has actually done for children. Let us substitute real facts for morbid and exaggerated ..."

2. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1907)
"The study of the rate variables in memorizing is, of course, a direct study of certain elements in the technique of experimentation in this field. ..."

3. Democracy and Education: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Education by John Dewey (1916)
"Experience as experimentation. — It has already been intimated that sensational empiricism represents neither the idea of experience ..."

4. The Newer Knowledge of Nutrition: The Use of Food for the Preservation of by Elmer Verner McCollum (1922)
"The Importance of Animal experimentation to Human Welfare.—The sciences of medicine and surgery are built upon experience gained through animal ..."

5. Report of the Annual Meeting (1872)
"Report of the Committee appointed to consider the subject of Physiological experimentation. A COMMITTEE, consisting of ten individuals, ..."

6. Education Indicators: An International Perspective by Nancy Matheson, Laura H. Salganik, Richard P. Phelps, Marianne Perie (1997)
"... Indicator 27: Scientific experimentation The percentage of 9- 13-year-oid who.conduct experiments in then science classes provides an indication, ..."

7. Addresses and Proceedings by National Education Association of the United States, National Teachers' Association (U.S.)., American Normal School Association, Central College Association (1914)
"PROFESSIONAL experimentation AND INVESTIGATION JAMES M. GREEN, PRINCIPAL, STATE NORMAL SCHOOL, TRENTON, NJ Professional experimentation and investigation in ..."

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