What is PILOT STUDY?

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a preemptive research project modeled to assess and change procedure in readying for a subsequent and more complex research project. Pilot studies are modeled to reveal data about the viability and, to a lesser degree, the potential results of a proposed experiment.

PILOT STUDY: "The pilot study displayed promising results."

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