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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (3)

1. relating to or based on experiment;
- Example: "experimental physics"

2. relying on observation or experiment;
- Example: "experimental results that supported the hypothesis"
[syn: experimental, data-based, observational]

3. of the nature of or undergoing an experiment;
- Example: "an experimental drug"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Experimental \Ex*per`i*men"tal\, a. [Cf.F. exp['e]rimental.] 1. Pertaining to experiment; founded on, or derived from, experiment or trial; as, experimental science; given to, or skilled in, experiment; as, an experimental philosopher. [1913 Webster] 2. Known by, or derived from, experience; as, experimental religion. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

experimental adj 1: relating to or based on experiment; "experimental physics" 2: relying on observation or experiment; "experimental results that supported the hypothesis" [syn: experimental, data- based, observational] 3: of the nature of or undergoing an experiment; "an experimental drug"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

31 Moby Thesaurus words for "experimental": conjectural, cut-and-try, determined, developmental, empirical, experiential, exploratory, heuristic, hit-or-miss, hypothetical, pilot, preliminary, preparatory, probationary, probative, probatory, proving, provisional, resolute, speculative, temporary, tentative, test, testing, theoretical, trial, trial-and-error, trying, venturesome, verificatory, willing