• (noun): The act of applying.
  • (noun): Something applied, such as a cosmetic or curative agent.
  • (noun): The act of putting something to a special use or purpose: an application of a new method.
  • (noun): A specific use to which something is put: the application of science to industry.
  • (noun): The capacity of being usable; relevance: Geometry has practical application in aviation and navigation.
  • (noun): Close attention; diligence: shows application to her work.
  • (noun): A request, as for assistance, employment, or admission to a school.
  • (noun): The form or document on which such a request is made.
  • (noun): Computer Science A computer program with a user interface.
  • (adjective): Computer Science Of or being a computer program designed for a specific task or use: applications software for a missile guidance system.

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  • (noun): the action of putting something into operation; "the application of maximum thrust"; "massage has far-reaching medical applications"; "the application of indexes to tables of data"
  • (noun): a diligent effort; "it is a job requiring serious application"
  • (noun): liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin; "a lotion for dry skin"
  • (noun): a program that gives a computer instructions that provide the user with tools to accomplish a task; "he has tried several different word processing applications"
  • (noun): the work of applying something; "the doctor prescribed a topical application of iodine"; "a complete bleach requires several applications"; "the surface was ready for a coating of paint"
  • (noun): a verbal or written request for assistance or employment or admission to a school; "December 31 is the deadline for applications"
  • (noun): the act of bringing something to bear; using it for a particular purpose; "he advocated the application of statistics to the problem"; "a novel application of electronics to medical diagnosis"

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Application is any material, product or a program which is designed for end-user to use. Application may refer to:

Example Sentences

  • "Men of science regard the discovery of a new fact in science as a higher attainment than the application of it to useful purposes, while the world at large regards the _application_ of the principle or fact in science to the useful arts as of paramount importance.

  • Create application, bootstrap, and run $application = new Zend_Application (APPLICATION_ENV,

  • The cracks may have been caused by stress during the label application process, said J & J spokesman Greg Panico .

  • He also sent me a next of kin application from the bank UTG.

  • "When you get bonus money, you keep getting it annually as long as you keep your designation application active," Brawley said.

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