Experimentation - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪkˌsperɪmenˈteɪʃn|  American pronunciation of the word experimentation
Brit.  |ɪkspɛrɪmɛnˈteɪʃ(ə)n|  British pronunciation of the word experimentation

noun

- the testing of an idea(syn: experiment)

not all experimentation is done in laboratories

- the act of conducting a controlled test or investigation (syn: experiment)

Examples

Students will carry out simple laboratory experiments.

They did some experiments with magnets.

These theories have not yet been confirmed by experiment.

an experiment in living more frugally

the city's experiment with a longer school year

The issue of animal experimentation is an emotive subject.

There is often a period of sexual experimentation during adolescence.

not all experimentation is done in laboratories

rules that preclude experimentation in teaching methods

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