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Use of empirical or experimental methods in determining the validity of ideas.

ex·per′i·men′tal·ist n.
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If your wish is to become really a man of science and not merely a petty experimentalist, I should advise you to apply to every branch of natural philosophy, including mathematics.
He had turned his hand, with his brain in it, to many things; he had been enterprising, in an eminent sense of the term; he had been adventurous and even reckless, and he had known bitter failure as well as brilliant success; but he was a born experimentalist, and he had always found something to enjoy in the pressure of necessity, even when it was as irritating as the haircloth shirt of the mediaeval monk.
Hybrids are seldom raised by experimentalists in great numbers; and as the parent-species, or other allied hybrids, generally grow in the same garden, the visits of insects must be carefully prevented during the flowering season: hence hybrids will generally be fertilised during each generation by their own individual pollen; and I am convinced that this would be injurious to their fertility, already lessened by their hybrid origin.
What youthful philosophers and experimentalists we are
This discovery is technologically important as laser researchers are struggling with increasing power beyond a certain level due to the large challenges in handling the large heat build-up, and combining beams from multiple lasers is one of the most promising ways to substantially raise the power barrier,' said lead experimentalist Dr.
At this point, you won't find any experimentalist who will put any weight on this: We are all very largely expecting it to go away again.
Kyoung-Shin Choi is a professor of chemistry at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and an experimentalist.
But I'm especially partial to our cover story on the radical experimentalist Tim Ferriss.
Opening with a tribute to American experimentalist Christian Wolff, who is W celebrating his 80th birthday, the festival promises a host of musical firsts with 37 world premieres.
TONIGHT at Thomspon's in Belfast, Misfit present the third in their Masterclass Series, hosting dancefloor experimentalist, Detroit Techno legend, creative visionary, electronic music icon, Grammy-nominated composer and world-class DJ, Carl Craig.
He gets bags of weight from previous winner Experimentalist.
EXPERIMENTALIST can exploit his lowly rating with victory in the Find The Best Odds At bookmakers.

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