experiment vs experimentation what difference

what is difference between experiment and experimentation

English

Etymology

From Middle English experiment, from Old French esperiment (French expérience), from Latin experimentum (experience, attempt, experiment), from experior (to experience, to attempt), itself from ex + *perior, in turn from Proto-Indo-European *per-.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ɪkˈspɛ.ɹɪ.mənt/, /ɛkˈspɛ.ɹɪ.mənt/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ɪkˈspɛɹ.ə.mənt/, /ɪkˈspɪɹ.ə.mənt/
  • Hyphenation: ex‧per‧i‧ment

Noun

experiment (plural experiments)

  1. A test under controlled conditions made to either demonstrate a known truth, examine the validity of a hypothesis, or determine the efficacy of something previously untried.
    • 2019, VOA Learning English (public domain)
      South Korean officials announced last month that an experiment to create artificial rain did not provide the desired results.

  2. (obsolete) Experience, practical familiarity with something.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.vii:
      Pilot […] Vpon his card and compas firmes his eye, / The maisters of his long experiment, / And to them does the steddy helme apply […].

Derived terms

  • sexperiment

Related terms

  • experimental

Translations

Verb

experiment (third-person singular simple present experiments, present participle experimenting, simple past and past participle experimented)

  1. (intransitive) To conduct an experiment.
  2. (transitive, obsolete) To experience; to feel; to perceive; to detect.
    • 1662 Thomas Salusbury, Galileo’s Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems (Dialogue 2):
      The Earth, the which may have carried us about perpetually … without our being ever able to experiment its rest.
  3. (transitive, obsolete) To test or ascertain by experiment; to try out; to make an experiment on.
    • 1481 William Caxton, The Mirrour of the World 1.5.22:
      Til they had experimented whiche was trewe, and who knewe most.

Derived terms

  • experimenter

Translations

References

  • John A. Simpson and Edward S. C. Weiner, editors (1989), “experiment”, in The Oxford English Dictionary, 2nd edition, Oxford: Clarendon Press, →ISBN.

Catalan

Etymology

From Latin experīmentum, attested from 1460.

Noun

experiment m (plural experiments)

  1. experiment

Derived terms

  • experimental
  • experimentar

References

Further reading

  • “experiment” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “experiment” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “experiment” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈɛkspɛrɪmɛnt]

Noun

experiment m

  1. experiment

Synonyms

  • pokus m

Related terms

  • experimentovat
  • experimentální

Further reading

  • experiment in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • experiment in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dutch

Etymology

From Middle Dutch experiment, from Old French experiment, from Latin experimentum.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˌɛks.peː.riˈmɛnt/
  • Hyphenation: ex‧pe‧ri‧ment
  • Rhymes: -ɛnt

Noun

experiment n (plural experimenten, diminutive experimentje n)

  1. experiment

Synonyms

  • proef
  • test

Derived terms

  • experimenteel

Descendants

  • Indonesian: eksperimen

Occitan

Etymology

From Latin experīmentum.

Noun

experiment m (plural experiments)

  1. experiment

Related terms

  • experimentar

Romanian

Etymology

From Latin experimentum

Noun

experiment n (plural experimente)

  1. experiment

Declension


Swedish

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin experīmentum, attested from 1682.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛksp(ɛ)rɪˈmɛnt/

Noun

experiment n

  1. experiment

Declension

Related terms

  • experimentell

References



English

Etymology

From Latin ex- + -periri (akin to periculum), “attempt”.
Morphologically experiment +‎ -ation

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -eɪʃən

Noun

experimentation (countable and uncountable, plural experimentations)

  1. The act of experimenting; practice by experiment.
  2. (sciences) A set of actions and observations, performed to verify or falsify a hypothesis or to research a causal relationship between phenomena.

Derived terms

  • sexperimentation

Translations


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