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Experimentation   /ɪkspˌɛrəməntˈeɪʃən/   Listen

The testing of an idea.  Synonym: experiment.  "Not all experimentation is done in laboratories"
The act of conducting a controlled test or investigation.  Synonym: experiment.

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"Experimentation" Quotes from Famous Books

... it possible to forecast the effect of a still more striking movement of contemporary taste, the revival of interest in poetry and the experimentation with new poetical forms. Such revival and experiment have often, in the past, been the preludes of great epochs of poetical production. Living Americans have certainly never seen such a widespread demand for contemporary verse, such technical curiosity as to the possible forms of poetry, or ...
— The American Spirit in Literature, - A Chronicle of Great Interpreters, Volume 34 in The - Chronicles Of America Series • Bliss Perry

... since a difference in temperature, however slight, affects not only the general appearance of sugars and sirups, but the quality as well. The many varieties of steel likewise show the influence which heat may have on the nature of a substance. By observation and tedious experimentation it has been found that if hardened steel is heated to about 450 deg. F. and quickly cooled, it gives the fine cutting edge of razors; if it is heated to about 500 deg. F. and then cooled, the metal is much coarser and is suitable for shears and farm implements; while if it is heated but 50 ...
— General Science • Bertha M. Clark

Words linked to "Experimentation" :   trial and error, experimental condition, control, trial, trial run, research project, control experiment, pilot experiment, testing, test, research, enquiry, condition, control condition, by experimentation, Michelson-Morley experiment, experiment, inquiry, tryout, scientific research

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