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  Definition of application
  1. a diligent effort; "it is a job requiring serious application"
  2. 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";
  3. 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"
  4. liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin; "a lotion for dry skin"
  5. a verbal or written request for assistance or employment or admission to a school; "December 31 is the deadline for applications"
  6. 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"
Similar Words: diligence, coating, covering, practical application, lotion, application program, applications programme

 

Hyponyms: anointing, anointment, fumigation, foliation, galvanization, galvanisation, lubrication, paving, pavage, painting, spraying, tinning, tin-plating, papering, paperhanging, plastering, daubing, plating, scumble, tiling, waxing, lining, facing, misapplication, technology, engineering, blackwash, black lotion, calamine lotion, eye-lotion, eyewash, collyrium, liniment, embrocation, menthol, rubbing alcohol, witch hazel, wych hazel, job application, credit application, loan application, patent application, active application, applet, browser, web browser, natural language processor, natural language processing application, job, word processor, word processing system, editor program, editor

 

Derivational Morphology: apply, coat, surface, put on, lend oneself, practice, use, utilize, utilise, employ

 

Anagrams: call option

 

 
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