control experiment
noun see control II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • control experiment — n. an experiment in which the variable factors are controlled so as to make it possible to observe the results of varying one factor at a time …   English World dictionary

  • control experiment — noun an experiment designed to control for variables affecting the results of another experiment • Hypernyms: ↑experiment, ↑experimentation * * * noun : an experiment for checking the results of other experiments by maintaining the same… …   Useful english dictionary

  • control experiment — experiment in which the variables are controlled so that the result of varying one factor at a time may be observed …   English contemporary dictionary

  • control experiment — an experiment that is made under standard conditions, to test the correctness of other observations; see also control …   Medical dictionary

  • control experiment — an experiment in which the variables are controlled so that the effects of varying one factor at a time may be observed. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • control experiment — /kənˈtroʊl əkspɛrəmənt/ (say kuhn trohl uhksperuhmuhnt) noun an experiment in which the variables are controlled so that the effects of varying one factor at a time may be observed …   Australian English dictionary

  • Control — Con*trol , n. [F. contr[^o]le a counter register, contr. fr. contr r[^o]le; contre (L. contra) + r[^o]le roll, catalogue. See {Counter} and {Roll}, and cf. {Counterroll}.] 1. A duplicate book, register, or account, kept to correct or check… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • control group — Control Con*trol , n. [F. contr[^o]le a counter register, contr. fr. contr r[^o]le; contre (L. contra) + r[^o]le roll, catalogue. See {Counter} and {Roll}, and cf. {Counterroll}.] 1. A duplicate book, register, or account, kept to correct or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • control — Synonyms and related words: Masan, R and D, abate, ability, abnegation, absolutism, abstinence, acme, action, address, adeptness, administration, adroitness, airmanship, allay, alleviate, ancestral spirits, angel, aplomb, apparition, appearance,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • control — I. verb (controlled; controlling) Etymology: Middle English countrollen, from Anglo French contrerouler, from contreroule copy of an account, audit, from Medieval Latin contrarotulus, from Latin contra + Medieval Latin rotulus roll more at roll… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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