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But, in the name of the experimental method and out of our poor knowledge, are we really entitled to claim that everything happens by chance, to the exclusion of all other possibilities?
Albert Claude

Meaning of "experimental" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF EXPERIMENTAL

experimental  [ɪkˌspɛrɪˈmɛntəl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF EXPERIMENTAL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Experimental is an adjective.
The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES EXPERIMENTAL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

experimental

Experiment

An experiment is an orderly procedure carried out with the goal of verifying, refuting, or establishing the validity of a hypothesis. Controlled experiments provide insight into cause-and-effect by demonstrating what outcome occurs when a particular factor is manipulated. Controlled experiments vary greatly in their goal and scale, but always rely on repeatable procedure and logical analysis of the results. There also exist natural experimental studies. A child may carry out basic experiments to understand the nature of gravity, while teams of scientists may take years of systematic investigation to advance the understanding of a phenomenon. Experiments can vary from personal and informal natural comparisons, to highly controlled. Uses of experiments vary considerably between the natural and human sciences.

Definition of experimental in the English dictionary

The first definition of experimental in the dictionary is relating to, based on, or having the nature of experiment. Other definition of experimental is based on or derived from experience; empirical. Experimental is also tending to experiment.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH EXPERIMENTAL


detrimental
ˌdɛtrɪˈmɛntəl
documental
ˌdɒkjʊˈmɛntəl
elemental
ˌɛlɪˈmɛntəl
fundamental
ˌfʌndəˈmɛntəl
governmental
ˌɡʌvənˈmɛntəl
incremental
ˌɪnkrɪˈmɛntəl
instrumental
ˌɪnstrəˈmɛntəl
intergovernmental
ˌɪntəˌɡʌvəˈmɛntəl
judgemental
dʒʌdʒˈmɛntəl
judgmental
dʒʌdʒˈmɛntəl
mental
ˈmɛntəl
monumental
ˌmɒnjʊˈmɛntəl
ornamental
ˌɔːnəˈmɛntəl
regimental
ˌrɛdʒɪˈmɛntəl
rudimental
ˌruːdɪˈmɛntəl
sacramental
ˌsækrəˈmɛntəl
segmental
sɛɡˈmɛntəl
sentimental
ˌsɛntɪˈmɛntəl
supplemental
ˌsʌplɪˈmɛntəl
temperamental
ˌtɛmpərəˈmɛntəl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE EXPERIMENTAL

experienceable
experienced
experienceless
experiential
experientialism
experientialist
experientially
experiment
experimental condition
experimental psychology
experimentalise
experimentalism
experimentalist
experimentalize
experimentally
experimentation
experimentative
experimenter
experimenter effect
experimentist

WORDS THAT END LIKE EXPERIMENTAL

accidental
car rental
coincidental
Continental
dental
departmental
developmental
Emmental
environmental
horizontal
incidental
intercontinental
occidental
oriental
parental
placental
rental
thiopental
transcendental
transcontinental
video rental

Synonyms and antonyms of experimental in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «EXPERIMENTAL»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «experimental» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of experimental

Translation of «experimental» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF EXPERIMENTAL

Find out the translation of experimental to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of experimental from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «experimental» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

试验性的
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

experimental
570 millions of speakers

English

experimental
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

प्रयोगात्मक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التجريبية
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

экспериментальное
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

experimental
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

পরীক্ষামূলক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

expérimental
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Eksperimen
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

experimentell
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

実験的な
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

시험적인
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

eksperimen
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thử nghiệm
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

சோதனை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

प्रायोगिक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

deneysel
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

sperimentale
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

eksperymentalna
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

експериментальне
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

experimental
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

πειραματικό
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

eksperimentele
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

experimentell
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

eksperimentell
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of experimental

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «EXPERIMENTAL»

The term «experimental» is very widely used and occupies the 5.602 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «EXPERIMENTAL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about experimental

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10 QUOTES WITH «EXPERIMENTAL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word experimental.
1
Annie Baker
I was 22 and stopped writing plays, and I didn't start again until I was 25. I was writing badly. In college, I attempted to write these more conventional plays, but the theater I loved was downtown experimental theater. I didn't feel like I could do that either. It didn't occur to me to do my own thing.
2
Maya Beiser
Post-minimalism implies music that's genre-less. Minimalism was very important because it came at a time when contemporary music had become so complex, so experimental and detached that people turned away from it. Minimalism broke that trend and brought music back to the people.
3
Ashley Bell
It's been said that horror films are experimental forms of art, and I agree. As an actress, you're put in positions and have to experience emotions that are way beyond reality, whether fighting in a post-apocalyptic world or being possessed by the Devil.
4
Claude Bernard
In teaching man, experimental science results in lessening his pride more and more by proving to him every day that primary causes, like the objective reality of things, will be hidden from him forever and that he can only know relations.
5
John Tyler Bonner
When, as an undergraduate, I began experiments on these slime molds in 1940, only one other person, Kenneth Raper, was working on them at that time. In fact, he discovered the model species Dictyostelium discoideum, which is the species used in the majority of the experimental work today.
6
Benjamin Booker
New Orleans style is funky - it's just as experimental as the city. There aren't any rules. If you want to wear a polka-dot shirt and some crazy pants, you can get away with it there.
7
Walther Bothe
This result was confirmed by different researchers using various experimental arrangements.
8
Richard Branson
Well, the odds must be against anybody being able to fly around the world in a balloon on the first attempt. All of us who are attempting to go around the world in balloons are effectively flying in experimental craft because these craft cannot be tested.
9
Richard Branson
You never know with these things when you're trying something new what can happen. This is all experimental.
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Albert Claude
But, in the name of the experimental method and out of our poor knowledge, are we really entitled to claim that everything happens by chance, to the exclusion of all other possibilities?

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «EXPERIMENTAL»

Discover the use of experimental in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to experimental and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Experimental Music: Cage and Beyond
Composer Michael Nyman's classic 1974 account of the postwar experimental tradition in music.
Michael Nyman, 1999
2
An Introduction to the Study of Experimental Medicine
The basic principles of scientific research from the great French physiologist whose contributions in the 19th century included the discovery of vasomotor nerves; nature of curare and other poisons in human body; more.
Claude Bernard, 1957
3
Cambridge Handbook of Experimental Political Science
This volume provides the first comprehensive overview of how political scientists have used experiments to transform their field of study.
James N. Druckman, Donald P. Green, James H. Kuklinski, 2011
4
Experimental Economics
Experimental Economics is the first comprehensive treatment of this rapidly growing area of research. While the book acknowledges that laboratory experiments are no panacea, it argues cogently for their effectiveness in selected situations.
Douglas D. Davis, 1993
5
Electronic and Experimental Music: Pioneers in Technology ...
This new edition, includes a thoroughly updated and enlarged theoretical and historical sections and includes new material on using home computers (PCs) and the many resources now available in software and the Internet.
Thomas B. Holmes, Thom Holmes, 2002
6
Introduction to Experimental Particle Physics
The second part of the text details the properties of various types of particle detectors, such as scintillation and Cerenkov counters, proportional and drift chambers, sampling calorimeters, and special detectors.
Richard C. Fernow, Richard Clinton Fernow, 1989
7
Trends in Experimental Psychology Research
This new book includes within its scope original research on basic processes of cognition, learning, memory, imagery, concept formation, problem-solving, decision-making, thinking, reading, and language processing.
Diane T. Rosen, 2005
8
Experimental Methods: A Primer for Economists
This primer is the first hands-on guide to the physical aspects of conducting experiments in economics.
Daniel Friedman, 1994
9
Experimental Design for Biologists
There is often very little formal training in this area for biologists; therefore this text serves as an essential teaching tool for understanding the theory and practice of designing a research plan.
David J. Glass, 2007
10
Advances in Experimental Social Psychology
Containing contributions of major empirical and theoretical interest, this series represents the best and the brightest in new research, theory, and practice in social psychology.
Mark P. Zanna, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «EXPERIMENTAL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term experimental is used in the context of the following news items.
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Economic theories that have changed us: experimental economics
Our series continues on economic theories that are changing the way we think. Today, Andreas Ortmann explains experimental economics. «The Conversation AU, Jul 15»
2
Target opens up a new store in San Francisco to try out smart devices
Target gets into the connected home with a new retail concept and an experimental store. Target has opened a new retail space at the base of ... «Fortune, Jul 15»
3
Experimental road closures around Loughborough Junction 'called …
The controversial Lambeth Council proposal to put in place six months of Experimental Road Closures around Loughborough Junction has ... «BrixtonBuzz, Jul 15»
4
See experimental airplanes at Mount Vernon airport
MOUNT VERNON — The Experimental Aircraft Association AirVenture Cup Race will come to Mount Vernon's Outland Airport July 17-19. «The Southern, Jul 15»
5
Big in Japan Cuts: Experimental, Classic, Avant-Garde and Free …
Half of that experimental spotlight was programmed by Takashi Makino, with films from his [+] (Plus) collective providing a summation of one of ... «The L Magazine, Jul 15»
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San Francisco Unified To Bring Experimental Computer Science …
The curriculum, however, will be experimental because of the district's pioneering efforts. While the existing models cater to high school ... «iSchoolGuide, Jul 15»
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Johnson & Johnson: Experimental drug clears more psoriasis …
TRENTON, N.J. - A study funded by drugmaker Johnson & Johnson indicates its experimental psoriasis medicine works better than a rival drug ... «Brandon Sun, Jul 15»
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The proinflammatory role of HECTD2 in innate immunity and …
We discovered a ubiquitin E3 ligase, HECTD2, which ubiquitinated and mediated the degradation of PIAS1, thus increasing inflammation in an experimental ... «Science Magazine, Jul 15»
9
Experimental with the lentil
Lentils are small, flat and don't need to be soaked overnight like other dried beans. They also cook faster, and are usually ready to eat in about ... «Rapid City Journal, Jul 15»
10
It's Magnetic: Experimental Mechanics at CSUN
This new frontier in mechanical engineering is coming to the forefront in California State University, Northridge's Experimental Mechanics Lab ... «SCVNEWS.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Experimental [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/experimental>. Aug 2019 ».
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