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EtymologyEdit

experiment +‎ -al

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɨkspɛɹəˈmɛntəl/, /ɨkˌspɛɹəˈmɛntəl/
  • Rhymes: -ɛntəl

AdjectiveEdit

experimental (comparative more experimental, superlative most experimental)

  1. Pertaining to or founded on experiment.
    Chemistry is an experimental science.
  2. (sciences) Serving to be experimented upon; used in an experiment.
    • 1997, Roy Porter, The Greatest Benefit to Mankind, Folio Society 2016, p. 541:
      Brown-Séquard, noting that Addison's disease involved the failure of the adrenal (or suprarenal) glands near the kidneys, removed them in experimental animals, and thus proved they were necessary for life […].
  3. Serving as an experiment; serving to experiment.
    • 2012 March-April, Colin Allen, “Do I See What You See?”, in American Scientist[1], volume 100, number 2, page 168:
      Numerous experimental tests and other observations have been offered in favor of animal mind reading, and although many scientists are skeptical, others assert that humans are not the only species capable of representing what others do and don’t perceive and know.
    his experimental band
    an experimental engine
  4. Experiential, empirical.
    experimental knowledge

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NounEdit

experimental (plural experimentals)

  1. The subject of an experiment

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CatalanEdit

AdjectiveEdit

experimental (masculine and feminine plural experimentals)

  1. experimental

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AdjectiveEdit

experimental (feminine singular experimentale, masculine plural experimentaux, feminine plural experimentales)

  1. Misspelling of expérimental.

GalicianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

experimental m, f (plural experimentais)

  1. experimental

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AdjectiveEdit

experimental m, f (plural experimentais, comparable)

  1. experimental (of, pertaining to or being an experiment)

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AdjectiveEdit

experimental (plural experimentales)

  1. experimental

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