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ex·per·i·men·tal

 (ĭk-spĕr′ə-mĕn′tl)
adj.
1.
a. Relating to or based on experiment: experimental procedures; experimental results.
b. Given to experimenting.
2. Of the nature of an experiment; constituting or undergoing a test: an experimental drug.
3. Founded on experience; empirical.

ex·per′i·men′tal·ly adv.

experimental

(ɪkˌspɛrɪˈmɛntəl)
adj
1. relating to, based on, or having the nature of experiment: an experimental study.
2. based on or derived from experience; empirical: experimental evidence.
3. tending to experiment: an experimental artist.
4. tentative or provisional: an experimental rule in football.
exˌperiˈmentally adv

ex•per•i•men•tal

(ɪkˌspɛr əˈmɛn tl)

adj.
1. pertaining to, derived from, or founded on experiment: an experimental science.
2. tentative: an experimental stage.
3. based on or derived from experience; empirical.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Medieval Latin]
ex•per`i•men′tal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.experimental - relating to or based on experiment; "experimental physics"
2.experimental - relying on observation or experiment; "experimental results that supported the hypothesis"
empirical, empiric - derived from experiment and observation rather than theory; "an empirical basis for an ethical theory"; "empirical laws"; "empirical data"; "an empirical treatment of a disease about which little is known"
3.experimental - of the nature of or undergoing an experiment; "an experimental drug"
empirical, empiric - derived from experiment and observation rather than theory; "an empirical basis for an ethical theory"; "empirical laws"; "empirical data"; "an empirical treatment of a disease about which little is known"

experimental

adjective
2. innovative, new, original, radical, creative, ingenious, avant-garde, inventive, ground-breaking He writes bizarre and highly experimental music.

experimental

adjective
Constituting a tentative model for future experiment or development:
Translations
تَجْريبي
eksperimenterendeforsøgs-
tilrauna-
poskusen
deneysel

experimental

[eksˌperɪˈmentl] ADJ [science, method, music] → experimental; [theatre, novel] → vanguardista; [cinema] → de arte y ensayo
to be at or in the experimental stageestar en la fase experimental
he gave an experimental tug at the door handlehizo el experimento de tirar del picaporte

experimental

[ɪkˌspɛrɪˈmɛntəl] adj
[novel, music] → expérimental(e)
(SCIENCE) [study] → expérimental(e); [result] → établi(e) par l'expérience
at the experimental stage → au stade expérimental

experimental

adj (also Sci, Med, Tech etc) → experimentell; experimental theatre (Brit) or theater (US) /cinemaExperimentiertheater nt/-kino nt; experimental physics/psychologyExperimentalphysik f/-psychologie f; experimental laboratory/periodVersuchslabor nt/-zeit f; to be at an or in the experimental stagesich im Versuchs- or Experimentierstadium befinden; on an experimental basisversuchsweise; he argued for an experimental lifting of the baner argumentierte dafür, das Verbot versuchsweise aufzuheben

experimental

[ɪksˌpɛrɪˈmɛntl] adjsperimentale
the process is still at the experimental stage → il procedimento è ancora allo stadio sperimentale

experiment

(ikˈsperimənt) noun
a test done in order to find out something, eg if an idea is correct. He performs chemical experiments; experiments in traffic control; We shall find out by experiment.
verb
(with on or with) to try to find out something by making tests. He experimented with various medicines to find the safest cure; The doctor experiments on animals.
exˌperiˈmental (-ˈmentl) adjective
of, or used for an experiment. experimental teaching methods.
exˌperiˈmentally adverb
exˌperimenˈtation noun
the practice of making experiments.

experimental

adj experimental
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My father and I found that we could not look after the inventing and experimental end, and money matters, too, and as Ned had had considerable experience this way we made him take over those worries," and Tom laughed genially.
Syren --made a noble experimental cruise; and it was thus that the great Japanese Whaling Ground first became generally known.
Of late I had been training him for journalism, for the time seemed about right for a start in the newspaper line; nothing big, but just a small weekly for experimental circulation in my civilization- nurseries.
Her first experimental attempt at martyrdom had not been a distinguished success.
At the altered tones of his master's voice, Snap's meek tail re-appeared fiercely from between his legs; and Snap's lungs modestly tested his position with a brief, experimental bark.
But, he was particular in stipulating that if I were not received with cordiality, or if I were not encouraged to repeat my visit as a visit which had no ulterior object but was simply one of gratitude for a favour received, then this experimental trip should have no successor.
It was clear to him that the experimental method was the only method by which one could arrive at any scientific analysis of the passions; and certainly Dorian Gray was a subject made to his hand, and seemed to promise rich and fruitful results.
Leaving me to go down to the cellar, he would rush wildly to the barn and begin to send me signals along his experimental wires.
THE examples of ancient confederacies, cited in my last paper, have not exhausted the source of experimental instruction on this subject.
They still dream of experimental realisation of their social Utopias, of founding isolated "phalansteres," of establishing "Home Colonies," of setting up a "Little Icaria" -- duodecimo editions of the New Jerusalem -- and to realise all these castles in the air, they are compelled to appeal to the feelings and purses of the bourgeois.
But wherever there is a rich supply of Fog objects that are at a distance, say of three feet, are appreciably dimmer than those at a distance of two feet eleven inches; and the result is that by careful and constant experimental observation of comparative dimness and clearness, we are enabled to infer with great exactness the configuration of the object observed.
He made as many thoughts as Stuart Mill; but his philosophy concerned flesh and blood, and was experimental as to its method.

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