[ik-speer-ee-en-shuh-liz-uh m] /ɪkˌspɪər iˈɛn ʃəˌlɪz əm/
any doctrine or theory that maintains that personal experience is the only or the principal basis of knowledge.
[ik-speer-ee-en-shuh l] /ɪkˌspɪər iˈɛn ʃəl/ adjective 1. pertaining to or derived from . /ɪkˌspɪərɪˈɛnʃəl/ adjective 1. (philosophy) relating to or derived from experience; empirical adj. 1640s (implied in experientially), from Latin experientia (see experience) + -al (1).
[noun ik-sper-uh-muh nt; verb ek-sper-uh-ment] /noun ɪkˈspɛr ə mənt; verb ɛkˈspɛr əˌmɛnt/ noun 1. a test, trial, or tentative procedure; an act or operation for the purpose of discovering something unknown or of testing a principle, supposition, etc.: a chemical experiment; a teaching experiment; an experiment in living. 2. the conducting of such operations; : […]
noun, Sports. 1. a new team in a league, composed largely of players from established league teams and formed when the league expands its membership. noun a professional athletic team added to an established league
noun, Computers. 1. a connection in a computer, especially a personal computer, to which a new board or card can be added to expand the computer’s capabilities. noun 1. a physical electronic interface provided in a computer system to enable extra facilities to be added easily at a later date