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the testing of an idea
is done in laboratories”
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a preliminary experiment whose outcome can lead to a more extensive experiment
trying something to find out about it
a test of the performance of some new product under the conditions in which it will be used
(computer science) a first test of an experimental product (such as computer software) carried out by the developer
(computer science) a second test of an experimental product (such as computer software) carried out by an outside organization
a test to insure that a vehicle is roadworthy
a test of public opinion
a search for knowledge
the act of conducting a controlled test or investigation
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the act of subjecting to experimental test in order to determine how well something works
trial and error
experimenting until a solution is found
a celebrated experiment conducted by Albert Michelson and Edward Morley; their failure to detect any influence of the earth's motion on the velocity of light was the starting point for Einstein's theory of relativity
an experiment designed to control for variables affecting the results of another experiment
research into questions posed by scientific theories and hypotheses
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