Definition of 'experimental'
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This episode looks at houses that have really pushed the architectural boundaries by using experimental techniques. The Sun (2016)But there's a new experimental eye colour in town. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We have experimental and observational evidence concerning things which happened before and after the origin of life. Infinite in All Directions (1989)We have now an experimental system to study genes and drugs in a human context. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It was an experimental time in music but simultaneously has a great innocence to it. The Sun (2008)Laser eye surgery is no longer an experimental treatment. The Sun (2012)The new experimental treatment may involve either new drugs or old drugs given in a new way. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There was no experimental evidence that this new kind of stuff actually existed. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Concerns also remain over restrictions on expensive or experimental treatments. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Is this caused by the new experimental laws? Times, Sunday Times (2008)For theoretical physicists the emergence of experimental evidence could be a welcome culture shock. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is true that the fees that patients pay are not reimbursed by insurance because the treatment is still experimental. Understanding Cancer (1987)There was very little experimental music. Times, Sunday Times (2010)He left Russia because the lack of equipment made experimental science impossible. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The answers lie earlier in the journey, in the section focusing on his experimental technique. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Pretty dark politically, but really experimental in electronic music production. The Sun (2009)He championed new work and experimental theatre, but also knew all the theatrical knights. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The experimental drug has been tested on mice and has apparently allowed them to continue swimming long after they should have stopped with exhaustion. Times, Sunday Times (2008)YOUNG blood cancer patients have been offered new hope by an experimental drug. The Sun (2016)An experimental study that was pivotal in my thinking shows that expertise does not ensure women a place at center stage in conversation with men. Exploring language (6th edn) (1995)Experimental research is highly valuable when experimental conditions are carefully controlled, but this is rarely the case in employment settings. Human Resource Management in Government (1995)It was this that transformed IVF from an experimental technique to a successful clinical treatment. Times, Sunday Times (2011)From our point of view perhaps the most important of these emerged from empirical (experimental or observational ) research. Educational Psychology in a Changing World (1988)Both point out that the techniques are, at present, highly experimental and that much work remains to be done. Times, Sunday Times (2011)I was delighted by two collections by British poets, each highly experimental. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)
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Translations for 'experimental'
British English: experimental ADJECTIVE
Something that is experimental is new or uses new ideas or methods, and might be modified later if it is unsuccessful.
...an experimental air conditioning system.
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