Definition of 'experimental'
Relating to or based on experiment; "experimental physics"
Relying on observation or experiment; "experimental results that supported the hypothesis" [syn: experimental, data- based, observational]
Of the nature of or undergoing an experiment; "an experimental drug"
Definition of 'Experimental'
- Experimental \Ex*per`i*men"tal\, a. [Cf.F. exp['e]rimental.]
- 1. Pertaining to experiment; founded on, or derived from, experiment or trial; as, experimental science; given to, or skilled in, experiment; as, an experimental philosopher. [1913 Webster]
- 2. Known by, or derived from, experience; as, experimental religion. [1913 Webster]
Synonyms of 'experimental'
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Words containing 'Experimental'
- by experimentation,
- experimental condition,
- experimental extinction,
- experimental method,
- experimental procedure,
- experimental psychology,
- experimental research,
- experimental science,
- experimental variable,
- experimenter bias