One entry found for application.
Main Entry: apĚpliĚcaĚtion
Pronunciation: secondarystressap-lschwa-primarystresskamacr-shschwan
Function: noun
1 a : an act of applying <application of paint to a house> b : an act of putting to use <application of a new method> c : the use to which something is put
2 : ability to fix one's attention on a task
3 a : a request made personally or in writing <an application for a job> b : a form used for making a request <fill out a job application>
4 : something put or spread on a surface <hot applications on a sprained ankle>
5 : ability to be put to practical use
6 : a computer program that performs one of the major tasks for which a computer is used


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