[ US /ɪkˈspɛɹəmənt/ ]
[ UK /ɛkspˈɛɹɪmənt/ ]
  1. the testing of an idea
    it was an experiment in living
    not all experimentation is done in laboratories
  2. the act of conducting a controlled test or investigation
  3. a venture at something new or different
    as an experiment he decided to grow a beard
  1. to conduct a test or investigation
    We are experimenting with the new drug in order to fight this disease
  2. try something new, as in order to gain experience
    Students experiment sexually
    The composer experimented with a new style
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How To Use experiment In A Sentence

  • In a field where biological material is limited, experimental cytogenetic techniques often require only a few cells.
  • Another level could be called "agile big data," whose concern is solving a different class of problems and allows more experimentation. Forbes.com: News
  • Responsive phylotypes were mostly proteobacteria in the subarctic and California HNLC areas, but no changes were noted in the subantarctic experiments.
  • We ordered the store's last six bottles, so we could retaste and also experiment with aging them. Score one for the little guy
  • In addition, experimental flowers that matured a fruit (and therefore received a visit) had significantly larger corollas compared with corollas of flowers that did not initiate a fruit.
  • We were given drums, triangles, maracas and tambourines to experiment with.
  • In the Mhow area of India, where it is common practice to feed goats on the leaves of trees gathered in the forest, an experiment was conducted with uncastrated male goats aged about 14 months and weighing some 25 kg. Chapter 6
  • In this case the experiment involves using a hydraulic press to crush specimen cubes of the concrete, and measuring the pressure at which the cube breaks.
  • anisotropy," has been seen from the Northern Hemisphere by previous experiments, she says, but its source is still a mystery. Space News From SpaceDaily.Com
  • Burbank worked out in his mind and by actual experiments _distinctive methods_ of development -- _development and changes along particular, definite lines. Certain Success
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