Definition of Pilot experiment

1. Noun. A preliminary experiment whose outcome can lead to a more extensive experiment.

Generic synonyms: Experiment, Experimentation

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pilot Experiment

pilot balloon
pilot balloon observation
pilot biscuit
pilot bit
pilot blacksnake
pilot boat
pilot bread
pilot burner
pilot chart
pilot cloth
pilot engine
pilot experiment (current term)
pilot film
pilot fish
pilot hole
pilot ladder
pilot lamp
pilot light
pilot lights
pilot plant
pilot program
pilot project
pilot projects
pilot scale
pilot whale
pilot whales

Literary usage of Pilot experiment

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

1. The Pilot Food Price Subsidy Scheme in the Philippines: Its Impact on Income by Marito Garcia, Per Pinstrup-Andersen (1987)
"... calories per person per day—a level that was computed directly from the food consumption elasticities available at the start of the pilot experiment. ..."

2. Beyond Kyoto: Energy Dynamics and Climate Stabilisation by Cédric Philibert, Jonathan Pershing (2002)
"... emanating from the aforementioned assignment by the Ministry of Labour, led to a decision, in December 1996, to mount a pilot experiment, on a national ..."

3. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"The method which the authors adopted was first to obtain, by a pilot experiment, the approximate composition of the gas mixture required to produce ..."

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