Experiment Ex*per"i*ment ([e^]ks*p[e^]r"[i^]*ment), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Experimented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Experinenting}.] To make experiment; to operate by test or trial; -- often with on, upon, or in, referring to the subject of an experiment; with, referring to the instrument; and by, referring to the means; as, to experiment upon electricity; he experimented in plowing with ponies, or by steam power. [1913 Webster]

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