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ap·plied

 (ə-plīd′)
adj.
Put into practice or a particular use: applied physics.

applied

(əˈplaɪd)
adj
related to or put to practical use: applied mathematics. Compare pure5

ap•plied

(əˈplaɪd)

adj.
1. having a practical purpose or use; derived from or involved with actual phenomena: applied mathematics.
2. having a primarily utilitarian function: applied arts.
[1490–1500]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.applied - concerned with concrete problems or data rather than with fundamental principles; "applied physics"; "applied psychology"; "technical problems in medicine, engineering, economics and other applied disciplines"- Sidney Hook
theoretical - concerned with theories rather than their practical applications; "theoretical physics"
Translations

applied

[əˈplaɪd] ADJaplicado
applied linguisticslingüística fsing aplicada
applied mathematicsmatemáticas fpl aplicadas
applied scienceciencias fpl aplicadas

applied

[əˈplaɪd]
adj [linguistics, phsics, maths] → appliqué(e)
applied research → recherche f appliquée applied artsapplied arts nplarts mpl décoratifs

applied

adj attr maths, linguistics etcangewandt; applied psychologyangewandte Psychologie

applied

[əˈplaɪd] adjapplicato/a
applied linguistics → linguistica applicata
applied arts → arti fpl applicate
References in classic literature ?
Snow produces a glow and a tingle, if applied rightly.
Seating himself in a wicker rocker which was there, he once more applied himself to the task of reading the newspaper.
He next named the page and verse where the rhymes selected were to be found, and applied the pitch-pipe to his lips, with the decent gravity that he had been wont to use in the temple.
The savages instantly appeared, and applied their tomahawks to the door.
With great mobility of outward mood, however, he applied himself to the task of enlivening the party; and with so much success, that even dark-hued Hepzibah threw off one tint of melancholy, and made what shift she could with the remaining portion.
The remainder may perhaps be applied to purposes equally valuable hereafter, or not impossibly may be worked up, so far as they go, into a regular history of Salem, should my veneration for the natal soil ever impel me to so pious a task.
I did so; I applied my face to the pane and looked, as he had looked, into the room.
We will not speak of all Queequeg's peculiarities here; how he eschewed coffee and hot rolls, and applied his undivided attention to beefsteaks, done rare.
But ploughed up to the primary rock of the matter, the two great principles laid down in the twin whaling laws previously quoted, and applied and elucidated by Lord Ellenborough in the above cited case; these two laws touching Fast-Fish and Loose-Fish, I say, will, on reflection, be found the fundamentals of all human jurisprudence; For notwithstanding its complicated tracery of sculpture, the Temple of the Law, like the Temple of the Philistines, has but two props to stand on.
It was porkmaking by machinery, porkmaking by applied mathematics.
Nicely," said Ruth, taking off her little drab bonnet, and dusting it with her handkerchief, displaying, as she did so, a round little head, on which the Quaker cap sat with a sort of jaunty air, despite all the stroking and patting of the small fat hands, which were busily applied to arranging it.
I had the prisoner taken from the rack and placed upon his bed, and medicaments applied to his hurts, and wine given him to drink.

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