Definition of Application

1. Noun. The act of bringing something to bear; using it for a particular purpose. "A novel application of electronics to medical diagnosis"

Exact synonyms: Practical Application
Generic synonyms: Employment, Exercise, Usage, Use, Utilisation, Utilization
Specialized synonyms: Misapplication, Engineering, Technology
Derivative terms: Apply, Apply, Apply, Apply



2. Noun. A verbal or written request for assistance or employment or admission to a school. "December 31 is the deadline for applications"
Specialized synonyms: Job Application, Credit Application, Loan Application, Patent Application
Generic synonyms: Petition, Postulation, Request
Derivative terms: Apply

3. Noun. The work of applying something. "The surface was ready for a coating of paint"

4. 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"

5. Noun. Liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin. "A lotion for dry skin"

6. Noun. A diligent effort. "It is a job requiring serious application"
Exact synonyms: Diligence
Generic synonyms: Effort, Elbow Grease, Exertion, Sweat, Travail
Derivative terms: Apply

7. Noun. The action of putting something into operation. "The application of indexes to tables of data"
Generic synonyms: Action

Definition of Application

1. n. The act of applying or laying on, in a literal sense; as, the application of emollients to a diseased limb.

Definition of Application

1. Noun. The act of applying or laying on, in a literal sense; as, the application of emollients to a diseased limb. ¹

2. Noun. The thing applied. ¹

3. Noun. The act of applying as a means; the employment of means to accomplish an end; specific use. ¹

4. Noun. The act of directing or referring something to a particular case, to discover or illustrate agreement or disagreement, fitness, or correspondence. ¹

5. Noun. (computing) A computer program or the set of software that the end user perceives as a single entity as a tool for a well-defined purpose. (Also called: application program; application software.) ¹

6. Noun. A verbal or written request for assistance or employment or admission to a school. ¹

7. Noun. (context: bureaucracy legal) A petition, entreaty, or other request. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Application

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Application

1. Employment as a means, specific use. (18 Nov 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Application

appliance
applianced
appliancelike
appliances
applicabilities
applicability
applicable
applicableness
applicably
applicancies
applicancy
applicand
applicant
applicants
applicate
application (current term)
application-oriented language
application domain
application domains
application form
application forms
application program
application programming interface
application programming interfaces
application programs
application protocol data unit
application software
applicational
applications
applications program

Literary usage of Application

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1. Transactionsby European Orthodontic Society, Ossianic Society, North of England Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society, University of Glasgow Oriental Society, Wentworth Historical Society, American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Homoeopathic Medical by European Orthodontic Society, Ossianic Society, North of England Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society, University of Glasgow Oriental Society, Wentworth Historical Society, American Institute of Electrical Engineers, Homoeopathic Medical Society of t (1869)
"665 1941 application and Operation of Automatic Reclosing Equipment on Stub ... 934 1943 application and Operation of Circuit Breakers and Switchgear, ..."

2. Publishers Weekly by Publishers' Board of Trade (U.S.), Book Trade Association of Philadelphia, American Book Trade Union, Am. Book Trade Association, R.R. Bowker Company (1915)
"applications for such permits, the good faith of the application and the ... The endorsement of the Librarian of Congress upon the application would be to ..."

3. Bulletin by United States Bureau of Labor, United States Office of Education (1912)
"STUDY AND application OF MATHEMATICS Pure mathematics is not studied at ... The application of the principles of mathematics is required in all departments. ..."

4. The Journal of Science (1864)
"Although the application to qualitative analysis seems limited and somewhat delusive, there are some who anticipate the day when further researches may show ..."

5. Annual Report by Illinois Farmers' Institute (1900)
"application FOR A LIBRARY. Institute of Illinois, hereby apply for a ... (The above application must be signed by the president and secretary of' the County ..."

6. The Lancet (1842)
"STEVENS' NEW application OF AN OLD DOCTRINE IN MEDICAL TREATMENT. ... Sis,—I am anxious to call attention to a KW application of an established doctrine in ..."

7. Water Rights in the Western States: The Law of Prior Appropriation of Water by Samuel Charles Wiel (1911)
"Provided, however, that if the permittee shall include in said final application lands covering developments not comprehended by its preliminary application ..."

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