Meaning of EXPERIMENTAL in English

EXPERIMENTAL

ex ‧ per ‧ i ‧ men ‧ tal W3 /ɪkˌsperəˈmentl◂, ɪkˌsperɪˈmentl◂/ BrE AmE adjective

[ Word Family: noun : ↑ experiment , ↑ experimentation ; verb : ↑ experiment ; adverb : ↑ experimentally ; adjective : ↑ experimental ]

1 . used for, relating to, or resulting from experiments

experimental evidence/results/data

A hypothesis is tested by finding experimental evidence for it.

experimental work/studies

experimental studies on birds and animals

experimental animals

2 . using new ideas or methods:

an experimental theatre group

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