the procedure of picturing a theoretical research set-up and what the outcome may be of performing the picturing experiment, with the hope that said procedure will generate a better-modeled real experiment.

THOUGHT EXPERIMENT: "The thought experiment will be more difficult to conduct than we originally assumed."
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