pilot study

The initial study examining a new method or treatment.

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

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  • pilot study — Any small scale test of a research instrument (such as a questionnaire, experiment, or interview schedule), run in advance of the main fieldwork, and used to test the utility of the research design. Pilot studies therefore very in size and nature …   Dictionary of sociology

  • pilot study — /ˈpaɪlət stʌdi/ (say puyluht studee) noun a limited research undertaking designed as a preliminary test of the hypotheses and methods of a subsequent major project: *So far pilot studies suggest that there were definite benefits from soya for… …   Australian English dictionary

  • Pilot experiment — A pilot experiment, also called a pilot study, is a small scale preliminary study conducted in order to evaluate feasibility, time, cost, adverse events, and effect size (statistical variability) in an attempt to predict an appropriate sample… …   Wikipedia

  • pilot — pi|lot1 W3 [ˈpaılət] n [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: pilote, from Italian pedota, from Greek pedon oar ] 1.) someone who operates the controls of an aircraft or spacecraft ▪ an airline pilot ▪ a fighter pilot ▪ The official repo …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • pilot — I UK [ˈpaɪlət] / US noun [countable] Word forms pilot : singular pilot plural pilots *** 1) someone who flies an aircraft He s training to be an airline pilot. 2) someone who leads a ship through a difficult or dangerous area of water 3) a… …   English dictionary

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