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experimental

(ĭk-spĕr′ə-mĕn′tl)
adj.
1.
a. Relating to or based on experiment: experimental procedures; experimental results.
b. Given to experimenting.
2. Of the nature of an experiment; constituting or undergoing a test: an experimental drug.
3. Founded on experience; empirical.

ex·per′i·men′tal·ly adv.

experimental

emanating from or pertaining to experiment.

experimental animals
animals kept expressly for the purposes of conducting experiments on them. Called also laboratory animals.
experimental design
the method of allocating experimental units to treatment groups in an experiment; many complicated and sophisticated designs are available, e.g. balanced, unbalanced, crossover, factorial, randomized, non-random, split-plot.
experimental epidemiology
the study of changes effected in populations by changes made in the factors affecting their performance, behavior or health.
experimental model
experiment carried out using a model of a real system which contains some of the risk factors which apply in the real state; the model is a simplification of real life.
experimental study
a study in which all of the risk factors are under the direct control of the investigator.
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The stones were then to be sold for what they would fetch, and the proceeds were to be applied to the founding of that professorship of experimental chemistry, which the Colonel has since endowed by his Will.
Thereby finding in the lowest depth a deeper still; and proving herself a very great experimental philosopher.
Everybody knows the story of another experimental philosopher who had a great theory about a horse being able to live without eating, and who demonstrated it so well, that he had got his own horse down to a straw a day, and would unquestionably have rendered him a very spirited and rampacious animal on nothing at all, if he had not died, four-and-twenty hours before he was to have had his first comfortable bait of air.
Based on experimental research, the program, called "Success for All," combines several proven approaches, including "mastery learning," a method of using frequent assessments and individual tutoring to prevent slippage by slower students in the class, and "cooperative learning," which makes small groups responsible for individual mastery of subjects.
Too often, we as scientists don't think carefully about methodological issues and take for granted our experimental conditions.
Fumes were tested for bismuth, lead, selenium, zinc, copper and nickel for the experimental alloys.
If there is one essential point that has been learned during the past 25 years of experimental work in this field, it is the fact that a co-magnetometer is essential if one is to reach sensitivities comparable to or better than those currently achieved.
The fact remains that there are no experimental studies designed to determine what might be considered a no effect level for maternal or neonatal TH insufficiency on brain development.
We have the best air show you're going to see in Southern California,'' said Ed Burnham, a spokesman for the Experimental Aircraft Association that is holding the event.
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Second, because the experimental group produced a greater deal of semi-technical collocations, clusters, and technical compounds in the first oral task, I assume that the two-week trial period of in-class corpus-based development yielded beneficial intake for oral tasks.
The grant of the experimental license to Mtel does not indicate that the FCC will authorize Mtel or any other entity to operate a commercial NWN.

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