- 1based on new ideas, forms, or methods that are used to find out what effect they have experimental teaching methods experimental theater/art/music The equipment is still at the experimental stage. Doctors stress that this kind of treatment is still experimental.
- 2connected with scientific experiments experimental conditions/data/evidence
experimentallyjump to other results
NAmE//ɪkˌspɛrəˈmɛntl̩i//adverb This theory can be confirmed experimentally. The new drug is being used experimentally on some patients. He moved his shoulder experimentally to see if it still hurt.