experiments

[ noun ik-sper-uh-muhnt; verb ek-sper-uh-ment ]SEE DEFINITION OF experiments
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You have barely finished your experiments, and now you're planning my ruin.

He could not resist the infringement of this rule, however, and continued his experiments.

There was no affectation of mystery, no attempt at keeping his experiments a secret.

He has no laboratory at home, and all his experiments were made in the drawing-room.

The majority of the following poems are to be considered as experiments.

But how does the man of science come to think of his experiments?

Two experiments which he had previously made had failed most miserably.

The experiments and demonstrations finished, I made my report.

For many successive months and years Palissy pursued his experiments.

The alchemist acted on the hint, and began his experiments, working night and day.

WORD ORIGIN

mid-14c., from Old French esperment "practical knowledge, cunning, enchantment; trial, proof, example, lesson," from Latin experimentum "a trial, test, proof, experiment," noun of action from experiri "to test, try" (see experience).

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