Experimental vs Methodology - What's the difference?

experimental | methodology |


As an adjective experimental

is experimental.

As a noun methodology is

the study of methods used in a field.

experimental

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • Pertaining to or founded on experiment.
  • Chemistry is an experimental science .
  • # (sciences) nbsp; Serving to be experimented upon.
  • R was a member of the experimental group , Z was a member of the control group.
  • Serving as an experiment; serving to experiment.
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  • , author=Colin Allen , title=Do I See What You See? , volume=100, issue=2, page=168 , magazine=(American Scientist) citation , passage=Numerous experimental tests and other observations have been offered in favor of animal mind reading, and although many scientists are skeptical, others assert that humans are not the only species capable of representing what others do and don’t perceive and know.}}
    his experimental band
    an experimental engine
  • Experiential, empirical.
  • experimental knowledge

    Derived terms

    * experimentally

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • That which is experimental.
  • See also

    * control ----

    methodology

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia methodology) (methodologies)
  • The study of methods used in a field.
  • (proscribed) A collection of methods, practices, procedures and rules used by those who work in some field.
  • The implementation of such methods etc.
  • Usage notes

    Etymologically, methodology' refers to the ''study'' of methods. Thus the use of '''methodology as a synonym for (methods) (or other simple terms such as ''means,'' ''technique,'' or ''procedure ) is proscribed as both inaccurate and pretentious.

    Derived terms

    * methodological * methodologically