experimental experimental  /ɪk ˌspɛ rɪ ˈmɛn təl/


  1. (adj) relating to or based on experiment
  2. (adj) relying on observation or experiment
  3. (adj) of the nature of or undergoing an experiment



  1. An experimental drug has successfully reduced the risk of hip and spine fractures in two key patient populations: postmenopausal women and men being treated for prostate cancer.
  2. An experimental drug no one expected to work is surprisingly effective at rooting out cholesterol.
  3. Like a well-trained dolphin, the miniature experimental submarine maneuvered docilely around the waters of California's Santa Barbara yacht basin.


  1. Experimental brake lights wirelessly communicate with other vehicles

    Experimental technology from automaker Ford attempts to notify drivers behind you when you're braking, even if they can't see you. Originally posted at The Car Tech blog
    on June 27, 2013     Source: CNET

  2. Experimental type 1 diabetes vaccine shows potential in early study

    CHICAGO (Reuters) - An early stage study suggests an experimental vaccine may be able to tame bits of the immune system that go haywire in people with type 1 diabetes, offering hope for a new way to delay or prevent the autoimmune disease, researchers...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: MedCity News

  3. WATCH: Beatbox Champ Experimental's New 'Behind The Beats' Video

    Breakbeat beatboxer aficionado, Experimental , shows us how to really make the music with his mouth in the latest installment from Flyotw Film's series "Behind The Beats." This is what the beatboxing game is really about. Check out the unique sounds of Experimental...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Vibe Magazine


  1. "The network is now mission critical for too many people, when in the (early days) it was just experimental," Zittrain said.
    on Apr 13, 2007 By: Jonathan Zittrain Source: BusinessWeek

  2. "The team is a little bit younger now and more experimental," Fabregas said. "The changes made have seen a lot of young players come up. We are a team and that's what's the most important thing for us."
    on Jun 13, 2010 By: Cesc Fabregas Source: The Associated Press

  3. "(We) did it at Carnegie Hall in New York," MacFarlane said, "and it was kind of an experimental crap shoot, and it went so well over there that we decided to do it out here for the Center Theatre Group in LA, with a big, 40-piece orchestra."
    on May 12, 2008 By: Seth MacFarlane Source: Washington Post

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