(noun, adjective)


1. relating to or based on experiment

- experimental physics

2. relying on observation or experiment

- experimental results that supported the hypothesis

Similar word(s): empiric, empirical, observational

3. of the nature of or undergoing an experiment

- an experimental drug

Similar word(s): empiric, empirical

Sentences with experimental as an adjective:

- Chemistry is an experimental science.

- R was a member of the experimental group, Z was a member of the control group.

- his experimental band

- an experimental engine

- experimental knowledge


1. That which is experimental.