Definition of "experimentum" [experimentum]

  • An experiment. (noun)

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Use "experimentum" in a sentence
  • "They were also familiar with scientific induction, using the terms experimentum, experientia, to translate Aristotle's empeiría."
  • "By the Baconian term experimentum crucis — a phrase he borrowed from Hooke's Micro - graphia (1665) — Newton means an experiment de - signed to decide between two alternative outcomes, in other words an experiment designed (like Hooke's"
  • "But notwithstanding this frequent confusion of interests, it is easy to attain what natural philosophers, after Lord Bacon, have affected to call the experimentum crucis, or that experiment which points out the right way in any doubt or ambiguity."