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Definition of Control condition

Control condition Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
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control condition
n : a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment; "the control condition was inappropriate for the conclusions he wished to draw" [syn: control]



WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. a standard against which other conditions can be compared in a scientific experiment; "the control condition was inappropriate for the conclusions he wished to draw"
(synonym) control
(hypernym) criterion, standard
(part-holonym) experiment, experimentation