英 [ɪk'sperɪm(ə)nt; ek-]
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1、experi- + -ment.
ex-, 向外。-per, 尝试，试验，词源同peril, empiricism.
- experiment (n.)
- mid-14c., "action of observing or testing; an observation, test, or trial;" also "piece of evidence or empirical proof; feat of magic or sorcery," from Old French esperment "practical knowledge, cunning; enchantment, magic spell; trial, proof, example; lesson, sign, indication," from Latin experimentum "a trial, test, proof, experiment," noun of action from experiri "to test, try" (see experience (n.)).
- experiment (v.)
- late 15c., from experiment (n.). Intransitive sense by 1787. Related: Experimented; experimenting.
- 1. He is always eager for new experiences and ever-willing to experiment.
- 2. This was demonstrated in a laboratory experiment with rats.
- 3. Ellis bristles at accusations that Berkeley's experiment is ill-conceived.
- 4. He believes that students should be encouraged to experiment with bold ideas.
- 5. He re-ran the experiment every which way he could.
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