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Meaning of EXPERIMENTAL

Pronunciation:  ik`speru'mentl

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  relying on observation or experiment; "experimental results that supported the hypothesis"
  2. [adj]  of the nature of or undergoing an experiment; "an experimental drug"; "a pilot project"; "a test run"; "a trial separation"
  3. [adj]  relating to or based on experiment; "experimental physics"
 

EXPERIMENTAL is a 12 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: data-based, empirical, model(a), observational, pilot(a), test(a), trial(a)
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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.

2. Known by, or derived from, experience; as, experimental
   religion.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: conjectural, cut-and-try, determined, developmental, empirical, experiential, exploratory, heuristic, hit-or-miss, hypothetical, pilot, preliminary, preparatory, probationary, probative, probatory, proving, provisional, resolute, speculative, temporary, tentative, test, testing, theoretical, trial, trial-and-error, trying, venturesome, verificatory, willing
 

 

 

 

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