control experiment

plural control experiments

Definition of control experiment

: an experiment in which all variable factors have been kept constant and which is used as a standard of comparison to the experimental component in a controlled experiment

First Known Use of control experiment

1848, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of control experiment was in 1848

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“Control experiment.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2021.

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