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Definitions for experimental
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. experimentaladjective

    relating to or based on experiment

    "experimental physics"

  2. experimental, data-based, observationaladjective

    relying on observation or experiment

    "experimental results that supported the hypothesis"

  3. experimentaladjective

    of the nature of or undergoing an experiment

    "an experimental drug"

Wiktionary

  1. experimentaladjective

    of or pertaining to an experiment

Webster Dictionary

  1. Experimentaladjective

    pertaining to experiment; founded on, or derived from, experiment or trial; as, experimental science; given to, or skilled in, experiment; as, an experimental philosopher

    Etymology: [Cf.F. exprimental.]

  2. Experimentaladjective

    known by, or derived from, experience; as, experimental religion

    Etymology: [Cf.F. exprimental.]

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'experimental' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3894

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'experimental' in Adjectives Frequency: #529

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of experimental in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of experimental in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of experimental in a Sentence

  1. Ron Hood:

    What we are concerned about here is that Ohio's most vulnerable children are being subjected to experimental, unproven and expensive treatments and surgeries, this bill is dealing with children under 18, who would be subjected to these procedures which are irreversible, and these decisions are obviously being made by children. The best suicide prevention is to cure and guide, not to sterilize.

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Without any experimental data and validating evidence, everything becomes an opinion, a guesswork and a theory that may be totally worthless. Only in God we should trust, while all others must bring data.

  3. Rene Anand:

    It not only looks like the developing brain, its diverse cell types express nearly all genes like a brain, we’ve struggled for a long time trying to solve complex brain disease problems that cause tremendous pain and suffering. The power of this brain model bodes very well for human health because it gives us better and more relevant options to test and develop therapeutics other than rodents. Rene Anand, who began his quest four years ago, studies the association between nicotinic receptors and central nervous system disorders. He’s hopeful that the lab-grown brain will provide ethical and more rapid and accurate testing of experimental drugs before the clinical trial stage.

  4. Hiltrud Werner:

    You can rest assured: We will continue our investigation of all experimental and research projects in which the company was or is involved, directly or indirectly, and will complete it in the second half of the year.

  5. Gerald Miller:

    Its great, because it means were still making progress, eventually, somethings going to be in the textbook and the ball game is over. ... The fact that theres two competing ideas means that its exciting and vibrant. And now finally we have the experimental tools to resolve these issues.

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