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Pronunciation: eks-per'i-ment


  1. A study in which the investigator intentionally alters one or more factors under controlled conditions to study the effects of doing so.
  2. In nuclear magnetic resonance, the term applied to a pulse sequence.

[L. experimentum, fr. experior, to test, try]

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