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ap·pli·ca·tion

 (ăp′lĭ-kā′shən)
n.
1. The act of applying.
2. Something applied, such as a cosmetic or curative agent.
3.
a. The act of putting something to a special use or purpose: an application of a new method.
b. A specific use to which something is put: the application of science to industry.
4. The capacity of being usable; relevance: Geometry has practical application in aviation and navigation.
5. Close attention; diligence: shows application to her work.
6.
a. A request, as for assistance, employment, or admission to a school.
b. The form or document on which such a request is made.
7. Computers A computer program designed for a specific task or use.
adj. also applications Computers
Of or being a computer program designed for a specific task or use: applications software for a missile guidance system.

[Middle English applicacion, from Old French, from Latin applicātiō, applicātiōn-, from applicātus, past participle of applicāre, to affix; see apply.]

application

(ˌæplɪˈkeɪʃən)
n
1. the act of applying to a particular purpose or use
2. relevance or value: the practical applications of space technology.
3. the act of asking for something: an application for leave.
4. a verbal or written request, as for a job, etc: he filed his application.
5. diligent effort or concentration: a job requiring application.
6. (Medicine) something, such as a healing agent or lotion, that is applied, esp to the skin
7. (Logic) logic maths the process of determining the value of a function for a given argument
8. (Mathematics) logic maths the process of determining the value of a function for a given argument
9. (Computer Science) short for application program, applications package

ap•pli•ca•tion

(ˌæp lɪˈkeɪ ʃən)

n.
1. the act of putting to a special use or purpose.
2. the use to which something is put: new applications of technology.
3. appropriateness; relevance: This has no application to the case.
4. the act of requesting.
5. petition; request: application for college admission.
6. a form to be filled out by an applicant.
7. persistent attention: application to one's studies.
8. an act or instance of spreading or administering: an application of varnish.
9. a salve, ointment, or the like, applied as a soothing or healing agent.
10.
a. a specific kind of task, as database management, that can be done using an application program.
[1375–1425; late Middle English (< Middle French) < Latin applicātiō]
syn: See effort.

application

1. The system or problem to which a computer is applied. Reference is often made to an application as being either of the computational type (arithmetic computations predominate) or of the data processing type (data handling operations predominate).
2. In the intelligence context, the direct extraction and tailoring of information from an existing foundation of intelligence and near real time reporting. It is focused on and meets specific, narrow requirements, normally on demand.

application

A program designed to perform a range of useful tasks, such as word processing.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.application - the act of bringing something to bearapplication - 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"
usage, use, utilisation, utilization, exercise, employment - the act of using; "he warned against the use of narcotic drugs"; "skilled in the utilization of computers"
misapplication - wrong use or application
engineering, technology - the practical application of science to commerce or industry
2.application - a verbal or written request for assistance or employment or admission to a schoolapplication - a verbal or written request for assistance or employment or admission to a school; "December 31 is the deadline for applications"
job application - an application for a job
credit application - an application for a line of credit
loan application - an application to borrow money
patent application - an application for sole rights to an invention
petition, request, postulation - a formal message requesting something that is submitted to an authority
3.application - the work of applying somethingapplication - 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";
manual labor, manual labour - labor done with the hands
anointing, anointment - the act of applying oil or an oily liquid
fumigation - the application of a gas or smoke to something for the purpose of disinfecting it
foliation - the work of coating glass with metal foil
galvanisation, galvanization - either the work of covering with metal by the use of a galvanic current or the coating of iron with zinc to protect it from rusting
lubrication - an application of a lubricant to something
pavage, paving - the act of applying paving materials to an area
painting - the act of applying paint to a surface; "you can finish the job of painting faster with a roller than with a brush"
spraying - the application of a liquid in the form of small particles ejected from a sprayer
tin-plating, tinning - the application of a protective layer of tin
tinning - the application of a thin layer of soft solder to the ends of wires before soldering them; "careful tinning of the ends of wires results in a better joint when you solder them"
paperhanging, papering - the application of wallpaper
daubing, plastering - the application of plaster
plating - the application of a thin coat of metal (as by electrolysis)
scumble - the application of very thin coat of color over the surface of a picture
tiling - the application of tiles to cover a surface
waxing - the application of wax to a surface
lining, facing - providing something with a surface of a different material
4.application - a program that gives a computer instructions that provide the user with tools to accomplish a taskapplication - 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"
computer program, computer programme, programme, program - (computer science) a sequence of instructions that a computer can interpret and execute; "the program required several hundred lines of code"
active application - an application that is currently running and in the foreground
applet - a Java application; an application program that uses the client's web browser to provide a user interface
frame - an application that divides the user's display into two or more windows that can be scrolled independently
web browser, browser - a program used to view HTML documents
natural language processing application, natural language processor - an application program that deals with natural language text
job - (computer science) a program application that may consist of several steps but is a single logical unit
word processing system, word processor - an application that provides the user with tools needed to write and edit and format text and to send it to a printer
editor program, editor - (computer science) a program designed to perform such editorial functions as rearrangement or modification or deletion of data
5.application - liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skinapplication - liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin; "a lotion for dry skin"
black lotion, blackwash - a mixture of calomel and limewater that is used on syphilitic sores
calamine lotion - a lotion consisting of a liquid preparation containing calamine; used to treat itching or mild skin irritations
collyrium, eye-lotion, eyewash - lotion consisting of a solution used as a cleanser for the eyes
embrocation, liniment - a medicinal liquid that is rubbed into the skin to relieve muscular stiffness and pain
menthol - a lotion containing menthol which gives it the smell of mint
curative, cure, therapeutic, remedy - a medicine or therapy that cures disease or relieve pain
rubbing alcohol - lotion consisting of a poisonous solution of isopropyl alcohol or denatured ethanol alcohol for external use
witch hazel, wych hazel - lotion consisting of an astringent alcoholic solution containing an extract from the witch hazel plant
6.application - a diligent effortapplication - a diligent effort; "it is a job requiring serious application"
elbow grease, exertion, effort, travail, sweat - use of physical or mental energy; hard work; "he got an A for effort"; "they managed only with great exertion"
7.application - 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"
action - something done (usually as opposed to something said); "there were stories of murders and other unnatural actions"

application

noun
1. request, claim, demand, appeal, suit, inquiry, plea, petition, requisition, solicitation His application for membership was rejected.
2. relevance, use, value, practice, bearing, exercise, purpose, function, appropriateness, aptness, pertinence, appositeness, germaneness Students learned the practical application of the theory.
4. utilization, use, practice, exercise, employment, discharge, implementation, appliance, accomplishment, fulfilment, exertion With repeated application of the product, the weeds were overcome.
5. program, package, software applications that can convert a TV screen into an internet terminal

application

noun
1. The act of putting into play:
2. The condition of being put to use:
3. The giving of a medication, especially by prescribed dosage:
4. The fact of being related to the matter at hand:
5. Steady attention and effort, as to one's occupation:
6. A document used in applying, as for a job:
Translations
إجْتِهاد، دَأْب، عَمَل دَؤوبطَلَبطَلَب رَسْميطَلْـي، مَرْهَم
žádostobkladpílepřikládaný lékúsilí
ansøgningflidomslagsalve
rakendustaotlus
hakemuskäyttölevittäämenetelmäsivellä
prijava
alkalmazásbevonáskérvénykülsõlegrávitel
áburîur, smyrslástundunumsókn
アプリケーション出願応募申し込み
신청
priloženie
prijavaprijavni obrazecprošnjauporaba
ansökan
การสมัคร
đơn xin

application

[ˌæplɪˈkeɪʃən]
A. N
1. [of ointment etc] → aplicación f
"for external application only"para uso externo
2. (= request) → solicitud f, petición f (for de) application for sharessolicitud f de acciones
applications in triplicatelas solicitudes por triplicado
to make an application forsolicitar
to make an application todirigirse a
prices on applicationlos precios, a solicitud
details may be had on application to the officelos detalles pueden obtenerse mediante solicitud a nuestra oficina
are you going to put in an application?¿te vas a presentar?
to submit one's applicationpresentar su solicitud
3. (= diligence) → aplicación f
he lacks applicationle falta aplicación
B. CPD application form Nsolicitud f
applications package N (Comput) → paquete m de programas de aplicación
application(s) program N (Comput) → programa m de aplicación or aplicaciones
application(s) software N (Comput) → paquete m de aplicación or aplicaciones

application

[ˌæplɪˈkeɪʃən] n
(= request) → application f; (for a job, a grant)demande f, candidature f
The school receives over 10,000 applications each year → L'école reçoit 10 000 demandes d'inscription chaque année.
Turkey's application to join the European Community → la candidature de la Turquie à l'Union européenne
on application → sur demande
(= effort) → application f, attention f
(= implementation) → applications fpl
the application of sth to sth → les applications de qch à qch
(= use) [cream] → application f; [weedkiller] → utilisation fapplication form nformulaire mapplication program n (COMPUTING)programme m d'applicationapplications package n (COMPUTING)progiciel m d'application

application

n
(for job etc) → Bewerbung f(for um, für); (for grant, loan etc) → Antrag m (→ for auf +acc), → Gesuch nt(for für); (for patent) → Anmeldung f (→ for +gen); available on applicationauf Anforderung or (written) → Antrag erhältlich; to make application to somebody for something (form)bei jdm etw anfordern; (written) → einen Antrag auf etw (acc)an jdn richten
(= act of applying, of paint, ointment, lotion) → Auftragen nt; (of dressing, plaster)Anlegen nt; (of force, pressure, theory, rules)Anwenden nt, → Anwendung f; (of skills, knowledge)Anwendung f, → Verwendung f; (of funds)Verwendung f(to für), Gebrauch m(to für); (Comput: = program) → Anwendung f, → Applikation f; (of embargo, sanctions)Verhängen nt, → Verhängung f; the application of a dressing to a head wounddas Anlegen eines Kopfverbandes; “for external application only” (Med) → „nur zur äußerlichen Anwendung
(= diligence, effort)Fleiß m, → Eifer m
(form: esp Med) → Mittel nt; (= ointment)Salbe f

application

:
application form
nAntragsformular nt, → Antrag m; (for job) → Bewerbungsbogen m
application program
n (Comput) → Anwendungsprogramm nt
application software
n (Comput) → Anwendersoftware f

application

[ˌæplɪˈkeɪʃn] n
a. (act of applying) → applicazione f
for external application only (Med) → (solo) per uso esterno
b. (request, for university place, grant) → domanda
application for a job → domanda di assunzione
on application → su richiesta
further details may be had on application to X → per informazioni più dettagliate rivolgersi a X
c. (diligence) → applicazione f, impegno

apply

(əˈplai) verb
1. (with to) to put (something) on or against something else. to apply ointment to a cut.
2. (with to) to use (something) for some purpose. He applied his wits to planning their escape.
3. (with for) to ask for (something) formally. You could apply (to the manager) for a job.
4. (with to) to concern. This rule does not apply to him.
5. to be in force. The rule doesn't apply at weekends.
apˈpliance (əˈplai-) noun
an instrument or tool used for a particular job. washing-machines and other electrical appliances.
ˈapplicable (ˈӕpli-) adjective
This rule is not applicable (to me) any longer.
ˌapplicaˈbility noun
ˈapplicant (ˈӕpli-) noun
a person who applies (for a job etc). There were two hundred applicants for the job.
ˌappliˈcation (ӕpli-) noun
1. a formal request; an act of applying. several applications for the new job; The syllabus can be obtained on application to the headmaster.
2. hard work. He has got a good job through sheer application.
3. an ointment etc applied to a cut, wound etc.
apply oneself/one's mind (with to)
to give one's full attention or energy (to a task etc). If he would apply himself he could pass his exams.

application

طَلَب žádost ansøgning Bewerbung εφαρμογή solicitud hakemus candidature prijava domanda 申し込み 신청 sollicatie søknad podanie candidatura, solicitação formal заявление ansökan การสมัคร başvuru đơn xin 申请

ap·pli·ca·tion

n. aplicación, solicitud;
___ blankformulario; [ointment] untadura.

application

n aplicación f; (for insurance, etc.) solicitud f
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Louise won the disfavor of the two Hardy girls, Mary and Harriet, by her application to her studies in school.
Notwithstanding a constant application of his one armed heel to the flanks of the mare, the most confirmed gait that he could establish was a Canterbury gallop with the hind legs, in which those more forward assisted for doubtful moments, though generally content to maintain a loping trot.
Sometimes, moreover, he made personal application to individuals, holding out his small black palm, and otherwise plainly signifying his excessive desire for whatever filthy lucre might happen to be in anybody's pocket.
This personage prefigured and represented in his aspect the whole dismal severity of the Puritanic code of law, which it was his business to administer in its final and closest application to the offender.
The scholars were hurried through their lessons without stopping at trifles; those who were nimble skipped over half with impunity, and those who were tardy had a smart application now and then in the rear, to quicken their speed or help them over a tall word.
So utterly lost was he to all sense of reverence for the many marvels of their majestic bulk and mystic ways; and so dead to anything like an apprehension of any possible danger from encountering them; that in his poor opinion, the wondrous whale was but a species of magnified mouse, or at least water-rat, requiring only a little circumvention and some small application of time and trouble in order to kill and boil.
Therefore, though I am but ill qualified for a pioneer, in the application of these two semi-sciences to the whale, I will do my endeavor.
or swine, or the packing of any of their products, the carcasses or products of which are to become subjects of interstate or foreign commerce, shall make application to the Secretary of Agriculture for inspection of said animals and their products.
Chloe had a particular fancy for calling poultry poetry,--an application of language in which she always persisted, notwithstanding frequent corrections and advisings from the young members of the family.
Their language is full of endearing diminutives; nothing that they love escapes the application of a petting diminutive--neither the house, nor the dog, nor the horse, nor the grandmother, nor any other creature, animate or inanimate.
How many of my readers would have the industry and application to memorize two thousand verses, even for a Dore Bible?
If my department were geography or mathematics, I believe I should feel that I was accomplishing something, for in those branches application and industry work wonders; but in English literature and composition one yearns for brains, for appreciation, for imagination

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