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ap·plied

 (ə-plīd′)
adj.
Put into practice or to 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 ?
She then applied to the bull, and hoped that he would repel the hounds with his horns.
Now in this case the name of the species man' is applied to the individual, for we use the term 'man' in describing the individual; and the definition of 'man' will also be predicated of the individual man, for the individual man is both man and animal.
Again, when a thing is present in a subject, though the name may quite well be applied to that in which it is present, the definition cannot be applied.
By great application, however, and after having remained during the space of several revolutions of the moon in my hovel, I discovered the names that were given to some of the most familiar objects of discourse; I learned and applied the words, `fire,' `milk,' `bread,' and `wood.
In our domestic animals, if any part, or the whole animal, be neglected and no selection be applied, that part (for instance, the comb in the Dorking fowl) or the whole breed will cease to have a nearly uniform character.
Is the knowledge of local circumstances, as applied to taxation, a minute topographical acquaintance with all the mountains, rivers, streams, highways, and bypaths in each State; or is it a general acquaintance with its situation and resources, with the state of its agriculture, commerce, manufactures, with the nature of its products and consumptions, with the different degrees and kinds of its wealth, property, and industry?
Laura had applied the word to him at hazard, in natural anger at his proceedings towards herself.
You will find that the clause which devises the whole residue of your husband's estate to Admiral Bartram ends in these terms: to be by him applied to such uses as he may think fit.
But this objection is of no weight, for it is only a dispute about words; as there is no general term which can be applied both to the office of a juryman and a member of the assembly.
then I will have it out of your br--h;" that being the place to which he always applied for information on every doubtful occasion.
There is in this story abundance of delightful incidents, and all of them usefully applied.
So he sat at the feet of one awhile, and then he sat awhile at the feet of the other, and at last he applied his ear to the keyhole of the casket containing the Ashes of Madame Blavatsky.

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