Definition of Applied

1. Adjective. Concerned with concrete problems or data rather than with fundamental principles. "Technical problems in medicine, engineering, economics and other applied disciplines"

Similar to: Forensic, Practical
Antonyms: Theoretical

Definition of Applied

1. Adjective. put into practical use ¹

2. Adjective. of a branch of science, serving another branch of science or engineering ¹

3. Verb. (past of apply) ¹

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Definition of Applied

1. apply [v] - See also: apply

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Applied

application protocol data unit
application software
applications program
applications programme
applications software
applied (current term)
applied-b diode
applied anatomy
applied anthropology
applied chemistry
applied ethics
applied math
applied mathematics
applied psychology
applied science
applied scientist
applied statistics

Literary usage of Applied

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"THE GORDON McKAY ENDOWMENT FOR applied SCIENCE IN the Harvard Alumni Bulletin the situation in regard to the McKay bequest is reviewed. ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"I would suggest that it lends facility to the treatment to use the terms " applied " force and " reactive " force for forces of action and of reaction, ..."

3. Nature by Norman Lockyer (1877)
"The pressure is applied by means of long steel screws which pass through the bottoms of the cylinders. For the filling and mounting of these tubes the ..."

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