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experimental

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1 made or done as an experiment
  • an experimental procedure for patients suffering from leukemia

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2 based on observation or experience
  • asserted that experimental knowledge is vastly superior to idle speculation and theorizing

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The first known use of experimental was in the 15th century

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“Experimental.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/experimental. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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