Experiment Stations

Buildings or outdoor facilities where research and experiments are carried out in a specific field, such as agriculture or mining, where practical applications are tested, and from where the results are disseminated. Distinct from "research stations" which are primarily for the observation of natural phenomena.

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experiment stations American English
experiment station American English
stations, experiment American English
experiment farms British English
farms, experiment British English
proefstations Dutch
proefstation Dutch
estaciones experimentales Spanish
estación experimental Spanish

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Buildings or outdoor facilities where research and experiments are carried out in a specific field, such as agriculture or mining, where practical applications are tested, and from where the results are disseminated. Distinct from "research stations" which are primarily for the observation of natural phenomena.

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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300000671. The J. Paul Getty Trust.