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One experiment showed that walking doubled creative thinking. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Experiments showed that it could greatly increase the growth of the harmful bacteria. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then he was accused of falsifying research and conducting experiments on humans. Times, Sunday Times (2016)A bold experiment that pays off. Times, Sunday Times (2016)In one experiment in rural China, farmers were given information about the importance of weather insurance. Times, Sunday Times (2017)What about experimenting with a company owning track and trains? Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is already experimenting with battery hybrid road cars. Times, Sunday Times (2010)What we are seeing is a bold experiment. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The list may not be confined to the military and veterans of past fitful experiments with democracy. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He used another experiment to show where the blood goes to once it has left the heart. THE HERBALIST: Nicholas Culpeper Rebel Physician (2004)Talk to your girlfriend about making things more intense for you both by experimenting with something new. The Sun (2013)This editing process allows her to experiment with new ideas and constantly refine her tastes. Times, Sunday Times (2006)One of the nurses showed me the room where they carried out the experiments. Times, Sunday Times (2015)These are the crucial questions which only experiment can answer. Infinite in All Directions (1989)Yet industry has sharply opposed the use of data based on experiments with animals. A Conceptual View of Human Resource Management: Strategic Objectives, Environments, FunctionsThis means experimenting and testing without prior knowledge of the result. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Swiss clinics have been researching and experimenting with these for years. The A-Z of Beauty Treatment (1994)It was not your routine scientific experiment. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The best thing about this experiment has been realising how little price has to do with quality. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Car makers are already experimenting with new sounds. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is also the testing ground for a bold experiment. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Experiments have shown that sugar reduces the immune white cell count. The Hayfever Handbook - a summer survival guide (1988)Is it a kind of experiment or something? Times, Sunday Times (2007)The best solution would be a venture capital fund to pay for experiments on new ideas. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In one research experiment three groups of basketball players were prepared for practice. HABIT BUSTING: A 10-step plan that will change your life (2002)But there was some improvement, some attempt to experiment. The Times Literary Supplement (2014)The country 's modern experiment in coalition politics would have ended in failure. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He also writes about an experiment into the effects of Botox. Times, Sunday Times (2015)This is an important factor, if matched area experiments or other attempts to compare and contrast aspects of the test are sought. Basic Marketing. Principles and Practice (1986)
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British English: experiment /ɪkˈspɛrɪmənt/ NOUN
An experiment is a scientific test which is done to discover what happens to something in particular conditions.
He carried out experiments with vaccines against typhoid fever.
- American English: experiment
- Arabic: تـَجْرِبَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: experiência
- Chinese: 实验
- Croatian: eksperiment
- Czech: pokus
- Danish: eksperiment
- Dutch: experiment
- European Spanish: experimento
- Finnish: koe kokeilu
- French: expérience laboratoire
- German: Experiment
- Greek: πείραμα
- Italian: esperimento
- Japanese: 実験
- Korean: 실험
- Norwegian: eksperiment
- Polish: eksperyment
- European Portuguese: experiência
- Romanian: experiment
- Russian: эксперимент
- Spanish: experimento
- Swedish: experiment
- Thai: การทดลอง
- Turkish: deney
- Ukrainian: експеримент
- Vietnamese: thí nghiệm
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