The process of experimenting with various methods of doing something until one finds the most successful.
More example sentences
- Others find the process to be one of trial and error, until they stumble upon one that fits.
- When her judgement failed, she had tried an elaborate process of trial and error.
- I went through a process of trial and error and found that with either drive plugged in, it wouldn't start up.
Definition of trial and error in:
- The British & World English dictionary