[ik-sper-uh-men-tl] /ɪkˌspɛr əˈmɛn tl/
pertaining to, derived from, or founded on :
an experimental science.
of the nature of an ; tentative:
The new program is still in an experimental stage.
functioning as an or used for :
an experimental airplane.
based on or derived from ; empirical:
something that is experimental.
relating to, based on, or having the nature of experiment: an experimental study
based on or derived from experience; empirical: experimental evidence
tending to experiment: an experimental artist
tentative or provisional: an experimental rule in football
mid 15c., “having experience,” from experiment (n.) + -al (1). Meaning “based on experience” is from 1560s. Meaning “for the sake of experiment” is from 1792 (e.g. Experimental farm).
noun 1. the presentation of innovative works and the development of new concepts and techniques in stage production.
[ik-sper-uh-men-tey-shuh n, -muh n-] /ɪkˌspɛr ə mɛnˈteɪ ʃən, -mən-/ noun 1. the act, process, practice, or an instance of making . /ɪkˌspɛrɪmɛnˈteɪʃən/ noun 1. the act, process, or practice of experimenting n. 1670s; see experiment + -ation.
- Experiment description language
language (EDL) J.S. Jenkins. [“A Programmable System for Acquisition and Reduction of Respiratory Physiological Data”, J.S. Jenkins et al, Ann Biomed Eng, 17:93-108 1989]. (2007-07-11)
[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; : […]