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

Examples of experiment station in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Connecticut experiment station researchers operate a network of 92 mosquito-trapping stations in 72 cities and towns across the state. Gregory B. Hladky, courant.com, "Mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus spreading across Connecticut," 21 Aug. 2019 Bees4Vets trains 10 veterans a year to manage some of its roughly 30 hives at the agricultural experiment station at the University of Nevada, Reno and resident’s backyards in nearby Sparks. Washington Post, "Veterans with PTSD, anxiety turn to beekeeping for relief," 11 Sep. 2019 Philip Armstrong, medical entomologist at the experiment station, said. Gregory B. Hladky, courant.com, "Mosquitoes carrying West Nile virus spreading across Connecticut," 21 Aug. 2019 Bees4Vets trains 10 veterans a year to manage some of its roughly 30 hives at the agricultural experiment station at the University of Nevada-Reno and resident’s backyards in nearby Sparks. Michael Casey And Mike Householder, USA TODAY, "How can veterans cope with PTSD? Some are turning to beekeeping," 11 Sep. 2019 The agricultural experiment station’s statewide program of mosquito trapping earlier this week reported finding increasing numbers of mosquitoes infected with EEE and the West Nile virus in various towns across the state. Gregory B. Hladky, courant.com, "State to spray pesticides at Pachaug State Forest to block spread of Eastern Equine Encephalitis mosquitoes," 23 Aug. 2019 Cathy Neal, a researcher with the agricultural experiment station, says hundreds of pollinator gardens and habitats have been installed in the Granite State in recent years. USA TODAY, "Whiskey webs, alien abductions, goldfish invasion: News from around our 50 states," 25 June 2019 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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First Known Use of experiment station

1874, in the meaning defined above

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17 Oct 2019

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“Experiment station.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/experiment%20station. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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