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  • Included in Eastons: No
  • Included in Hitchcocks: No
  • Included in Naves: Yes
  • Included in Smiths: No
  • Included in Websters: Yes
  • Included in Strongs: Yes
  • Included in Thayers: Yes
  • Included in BDB: No

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Naves Topical Index

In worldly pleasure, Solomon's
1 Corinthians 21:1

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

EXPER'IMENT, noun [Latin experimentum, from experior, as in experience, which see.]

A trial; an act or operation designed to discover some unknown truth, principle or effect, or to establish it when discovered. Experiments in chimistry disclose the qualities of natural bodies. A series of experiments proves the uniformity of the laws of matter. It is not always safe to trust to a single experiment It is not expedient to try many experiments in legislation.

A political experiment cannot be made in a laboratory, nor determined in a few hours.

EXPER'IMENT, verb intransitive To make trial; to make an experiment; to operate on a body in such a manner as to discover some unknown fact, or to establish it when known. Philosophers experiment on natural bodies for the discovery of their qualities and combinations.

1. To try; to search by trial.

2. To experience. [Not used.]

EXPER'IMENT, verb transitive To try; to know by trial. [Little used.]

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

EXPERIMENT'AL, adjective Pertaining to experiment.

1. Known by experiment or trial; derived from experiment. experimental knowledge is the most valuable, because it is most certain, and most safely to be trusted.

2. Built on experiments; founded on trial and observations, or on a series of results, the effects of operations; as experimental philosophy.

3. Taught by experience; having personal experience.

Admit to the holy communion such only as profess and appear to be regenerated, and experimental christians.

4. Known by experience; derived from experience; as experimental religion.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

EXPERIMENT'ALIST, noun One who makes experiments.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

EXPERIMENT'ALLY, adverb By experiment; by trial; by operation and observation of results.

1. By experience; by suffering or enjoyment. We are all experimentally acquainted with pain and pleasure.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

EXPER'IMENTER, noun One who makes experiments; one skilled in experiments.

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

EXPER'IMENTING, participle present tense Making experiments or trials.