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ap·plet

 (ăp′lĭt)
n. Computers
A small program designed to be downloaded from the internet to run on a webpage that a user is accessing.

applet

(ˈæplɪt)
n
(Computer Science) computing a computer program that runs within a page on the internet
[C20: from app(lication program) + -let]

app•let

(ˈæp lɪt)
n.
Computers. a small application program that can be called up for use while working in another application.
[1990–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.applet - a Java application; an application program that uses the client's web browser to provide a user interface
application program, applications programme, application - 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"
Translations

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