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experiment

División en sílabas: ex·per·i·ment

Definición de experiment en inglés:

sustantivo

Pronunciación: /ikˈsperəmənt
 
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1A scientific procedure undertaken to make a discovery, test a hypothesis, or demonstrate a known fact: laboratory experiments on guinea pigs I have tested this by experiment
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Carry out tests or experiments on these deductions in order not to prove them but to refute them.
  • Interestingly enough, such individuals were also hostile to scientific experiments on animals as well.
  • Scientists run experiments on physical evidence and draw conclusions based on their results.
Sinónimos
test, investigation, trial, examination, observation;
assessment, evaluation, appraisal, analysis, study
research, experimentation, observation, analysis, testing
1.1A course of action tentatively adopted without being sure of the eventual outcome: the previous experiment in liberal democracy had ended in disaster
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Starting the blog was an experiment in trying a few different ways to address the limitations of our political process.
  • He knew that our experiment in self-government could fail if he had a serious lapse of judgment.
  • This page is an experiment in interactivity which, as a journalist, I've found extremely exciting.

verbo

Pronunciación: /ikˈsperəˌment
 
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[no object] Volver al principio  
1Perform a scientific procedure, especially in a laboratory, to determine something: she experimented on chickens as well as mice
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The primates being experimented on in laboratories share over 95 per cent of their DNA with you.
  • Cloning humans while the technology is still new and unproven is akin to experimenting on babies.
  • He then went on to say that since animals habitually injure each other we should not worry unduly about experimenting on them in a good cause.
Sinónimos
conduct experiments, carry out trials/tests, conduct research;
test, trial, do tests on, try out, assess, appraise, evaluate
1.1Try out new concepts or ways of doing things: the designers experimented with new ideas in lighting
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • We had also experimented with our running method today.
  • Some regions of China, looking for creative ways to improve local governance, have already experimented with the idea.
  • I also experimented with innovative methods of displaying my growing autograph collection.

Origen

Middle English: from Old French, or from Latin experimentum, from experiri 'try'. Compare with experience and expert.

More
  • This goes back to Latin experimentum, from experiri ‘to try’. Experience (Late Middle English) and expert (Middle English), someone who has tried and found out about something, go back to the same verb.

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