Associations to the word «Application»


APPLICATION, noun. The act of applying or laying on, in a literal sense; as, the application of emollients to a diseased limb.
APPLICATION, noun. The thing applied.
APPLICATION, noun. The act of applying as a means; the employment of means to accomplish an end; specific use.
APPLICATION, noun. The act of directing or referring something to a particular case, to discover or illustrate agreement or disagreement, fitness, or correspondence.
APPLICATION, noun. (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.)
APPLICATION, noun. A verbal or written request for assistance or employment or admission to a school.
APPLICATION, noun. (bureaucracy) (legal) A petition, entreaty, or other request.
APPLICATION DOMAIN, noun. (computing) (.NET) An isolated context, with its own virtual address space, in which an application runs, analogous to a process in an operating system.
APPLICATION DOMAINS, noun. Plural of application domain
APPLICATION FORM, noun. A form one fills in when applying for a job, placement, course, service etc.
APPLICATION FORMS, noun. Plural of application form
APPLICATION PROGRAM, noun. (computing) A computer program written to solve a particular problem or to be used in a particular user-defined application.
APPLICATION PROGRAMME, noun. (British spelling) Alternative form of application program
APPLICATION PROGRAMMING INTERFACE, noun. (computing) (programming) A set of routines, protocols, and tools for building software applications, which makes it possible for software components to interact with one another, leading to the ability to share data over a network.
APPLICATION PROGRAMMING INTERFACES, noun. Plural of application programming interface
APPLICATION PROGRAMS, noun. Plural of application program
APPLICATION PROTOCOL DATA UNIT, noun. (networking) A packet of data exchanged between two application programs across a network.
APPLICATION SOFTWARE, noun. (computing) A set of computer programs which work together to solve a particular problem or to be used for a particular user-defined application.

Dictionary definition

APPLICATION, noun. 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".
APPLICATION, noun. A verbal or written request for assistance or employment or admission to a school; "December 31 is the deadline for applications".
APPLICATION, noun. 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";.
APPLICATION, noun. 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".
APPLICATION, noun. Liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin; "a lotion for dry skin".
APPLICATION, noun. A diligent effort; "it is a job requiring serious application".
APPLICATION, noun. 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".

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