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Experiment

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EXPER'IMENT, n. L. experimentum, from experior, as in experience, which see.

A trial an act or operation designed to discover some unknown truth, principle or effect, or to establish it when discovered. Experiments in chimistry disclose the qualities of natural bodies. A series of experiments proves the uniformity of the laws of matter. It is not always safe to trust to a single experiment. It is not expedient to try many experiments in legislation.

A political experiment cannot be made in a laboratory, nor determined in a few hours.

EXPER'IMENT, To make trial to make an experiment to operate on a body in such a manner as to discover some unknown fact, or to establish it when known. Philosophers experiment on natural bodies for the discovery of their qualities and combinations.

1. To try to search by trial.
2. To experience. Not used.

EXPER'IMENT, To try to know by trial. Little used.


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