as in test
a procedure or operation carried out to resolve an uncertainty Benjamin Franklin's famous experiment in which he flew a kite in a thunderstorm to see if lightning and electricity were identical

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“Experiment.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/experiment. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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