Definition of experimental
experimentallyplay \ik-ˌsper-ə-ˈmen-təl-ē also -ˌspir-\ adverb
Examples of experimental in a Sentence
The fuel is being used on an experimental basis.
an experimental procedure for patients suffering from leukemia
Recent Examples of experimental from the Web
If that sounds like a slightly jaded sentiment from a singer-songwriter fresh out of her more experimental 20s, there’s good reason.
Charlie's parents wanted their son to travel to the United States for an experimental treatment, the British courts ruled against it after doctors asserted that Charlie had no chance of survival.
The positive result was a welcome surprise because three previous experimental drugs of the same type had failed.
Per Bloomberg: Collins suffered a paper loss of A$22 million ($16.7 million) after Innate Immunotherapeutics Ltd. said a mid-stage trial of its experimental treatment for multiple sclerosis showed no effect in helping patients.
In some medical circles the treatment is still considered experimental.
Robots still experimental in classrooms One of the leading companies that provides robots is Double Robotics headquartered in Burlingame, California.
Francesco Allegretto Michael Joo is another conceptual artist who thrived in the experimental Berengo laboratory.
Jazz, Indian classical, chamber music, experimental, free improvisation, Bach partidas and fugues — Iyer embraces them all with equal skill and enthusiasm.
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First Known Use of experimental
EXPERIMENTAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of experimental for English Language Learners
: relating to a scientific experiment or to scientific experiments in general
: made or done in order to see how well something works
: using a new way of doing or thinking about something
EXPERIMENTAL Defined for Kids
Definition of experimental for Students
: relating to, based on, or used for experiment He's trying an experimental treatment for the disease.
Medical Definition of experimental
2: founded on or derived from experiment the heart of the experimental method is the direct control of the thing studied—B. F. Skinner
3of a disease : intentionally produced especially in laboratory animals for the purpose of study experimental diabetes
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