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- n. One who performs experiments.
- n. A person who values the results of experiments over theory.
- n. A person who seeks or enjoys new experiences.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who makes experiments, especially one who likes to experiment; an experimenter.
- n. One who relies primarily on experimentation and the evidence of one's own senses; an empiricist; -- contrasted with
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who makes experiments; one who practises experimentation.
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The modern experimentalist is often more manager than physicist.
The second was Polycarp Kusch, a young experimentalist from the Middle West, with large angular movements and a loud assertive voice.
He was a theorist as well as a talented experimentalist, which is very rare.
Mostly your identified interests above match my own and, honestly, I believe Castronova's as well: "study the real world"--yep; "experimentalist"--me too
Sandor Katz is an author, foodie, and fermentation "experimentalist" and enthusiast.
"experimentalist" malarky and complain that it would have worked better as a bunch of individual stories, novellas, novels or whatever, not just failing to see the purpose of the structure but projecting their own imagined purpose onto it.
Walker was an experimentalist and public lecturer on scientific subjects, who taught Shelley as a schoolboy.
This idea is not totally new; turning "Cymbeline" into lore passed down through generations is a strategy that has been adopted by directors such as the great experimentalist Andrei Serban and outfits as highly regarded as the Royal Shakespeare Company.
In addition to a growing reputation as an experimentalist in organic chemistry, he brought with him an encyclopedic knowledge of physical and analytical chemistry.
He was a clever experimentalist but obviously not very nice.