application meaning

EN[ˌæp.ləˈkeɪ.ʃən] [-eɪʃən]
  • Application may refer to:
  • A verbal or written question:
  • Application for employment, a form or collection of forms that an individual seeking employment must fill out when seeking employment
  • Patent application, a request pending at a patent office for the grant of a patent
  • Application software, computer software designed to help the user to perform specific tasks
  • Function application in mathematics and computer science
  • Application (virtue), a characteristic encapsulated in diligence
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    Definition of application in English Dictionary

  • NounPLapplicationsSUF-ication
    1. The act of applying or laying on, in a literal sense; as, the application of emollients to a diseased limb.
      1. The thing applied.
        1. The act of applying as a means; the employment of means to accomplish an end; specific use.
          1. The act of directing or referring something to a particular case, to discover or illustrate agreement or disagreement, fitness, or correspondence.
            1. I make the remark, and leave you to make the application.
            2. The application of a theory to a set of data can be challenging.
          2. (computing) A computer program or the set of software that the end user perceives as a single entity as a tool for a well-defined purpose. (Also called: application program; application software.).
            1. This iPhone application can connect to most social networks.
          3. A verbal or written request for assistance or employment or admission to a school.
            1. December 31 is the deadline for MBA applications.
          4. (bureaucracy, law) A petition, entreaty, or other request.
            1. Their application for a deferral of the hearing was granted.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • The application route of the leukemic cells, intravenously or intrafemorally, may support certain leukemic cells in their engraftment in mice.
            • Can I skin the application to put the picture of my cat on it?
            • We have demonstrated the biocompatibility and safety of a pNIPAAM MgFe-LDH hydrogel via subcutaneous application in mice and via intradiscal administration in a large animal model.
          2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
            • Application of UV light leads to the formation of the cis form, with remarkedly reduced affinity towards GluK2.
          3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • Candidates must have a working knowledge of standard Windows applications.
            • In this paper, we examine the feasibility of designing a molecular receiver, in a physical domain other than synthetic biology, meeting the basic requirements of nanonetwork applications.
            • The systemical effect was also confirmed by observed toxicities in the chicken embryos (black necrotic claws, recognized as the hand-foot syndrome) 48 h after sunitinib application.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Nouns
            • Countable nouns
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          2. fr applications
          3. en applications
          4. en applicational
          5. en applicationwide
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of application for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "application" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
          Difficultness: Level 1
          Easy     ➨     Difficult
          Definiteness: Level 9
          Definite    ➨     Versatile