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empirical

美国发音:[imˈpirik(ə)l]

[adj]
英语解释:based on real experience or scientific experiments rather than on theory
常见翻译:经验的,凭经验的,经验主义的

based on experience and experiment.
Empirical knowledge is knowledge derived from experience or experiment. It is the opposite of theoretical knowledge. Empirical evidence is evidence gathered from an experiment or actual experience. Empirical research is the verification of research findings by applying them to real life experience or by experimentation. An empirical study is the study of how a theory works in actual situations.