an experiment in which the variables are controlled so that the effects of varying one factor at a time may be observed.
an experiment designed to check or correct the results of another experiment by removing the variable or variables operating in that other experiment. The comparison obtained is an indication or measurement of the effect of the variables concerned
control experiment n.
An experiment that isolates the effect of one variable on a system by holding constant all variables but the one under observation.
- Control flow
programming (Or “flow of control”) The sequence of execution of instructions in a program. This is determined at run time by the input data and by the control structures (e.g. “if” statements) used in the program. Not to be confused with “flow control”. (1997-09-14)
1. a person having a strong need for control over people or situations. noun 1. a person with an obsessive need to be in control of what is happening
- Control freakery
noun 1. an obsessive need to be in control of what is happening
noun 1. (in an experiment or clinical trial) a group of subjects closely resembling the treatment group in many demographic variables but not receiving the active medication or factor under study and thereby serving as a comparison group when treatment results are evaluated. noun 1. any group used as a control in a statistical experiment, […]