Meaning of EXPERIMENTAL in English

adj. 1 based on or making use of experiment (experimental psychology). 2 a used in experiments. b serving or resulting from (esp. incomplete) experiment; tentative, provisional. 3 based on experience, not on authority or conjecture. experimentalism n. experimentalist n. experimentalize v.intr. (also -ise). experimentally adv.

[ ME f. med.L experimentalis (as EXPERIMENT) ]

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