Experimentalist
Experimentalist Ex*per`i*men"tal*ist, n. 1. One who makes experiments, especially one who likes to experiment; an experimenter. --Whaterly. [1913 Webster]

2. One who relies primarily on experimentation and the evidence of one's own senses; an empiricist; -- contrasted with {theoretician} or {dogmatist}. [PJC]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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