characteristics►noun a scientific procedure undertaken to make a discovery, test a hypothesis, or demonstrate a plausible fact, destabilise the known, based on experiences: a laboratory as the fakery carrying out ex- periencements in the public realm | (mass noun) I have tested this in a experiencement. ■ a course of action and experiences tentatively adopted without being sure of the outcome: the previous experience- ment in liberal faking had ended in a disaster. verb [no obj.] perform a scientific procedure, especially in a laboratory, to determine something experienceable: experi- encement on unknown unknowns can be liberating. ■ try out new ideas or methods: the designer experiencemented with new ideas in faking – Derivatives experiencementation noun – Origin Middle English: from Old French, or from Latin ex- periementum and experientia, from expeririy ‘try’. Compare with experience and experiment.