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Dictionary definition for: Experiment

1. (n) the act of conducting a controlled test or investigation

2. (v) to conduct a test or investigation; "We are experimenting with the new drug in order to fight this disease"

3. (n) the testing of an idea; "it was an experiment in living" "not all experimentation is done in laboratories"

4. (v) try something new, as in order to gain experience; "Students experiment sexually" "The composer experimented with a new style"

5. (n) a venture at something new or different; "as an experiment he decided to grow a beard"

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