experiment station

noun

Definition of experiment station 

: an establishment for scientific research (as in agriculture) where experiments are carried out, studies of practical application are made, and information is disseminated

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In some ways, as the report noted, the atrium idea is a nod to the past, when universities had agricultural and engineering experiment stations with services closer to where people in the state needed them. Jeffrey J. Selingo, Washington Post, "The future of college education: Students for life, computer advisers and campuses everywhere," 6 July 2018

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1874, in the meaning defined above

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