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Overview of noun application

The noun application has 7 senses? (first 3 from tagged texts)
1. (17) application, practical application

(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")

2. (8) application

(a verbal or written request for assistance or employment or admission to a school; "December 31 is the deadline for applications")

3. (4) application, coating, covering

(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";)

4. application, application program, applications programme

(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")

5. lotion, application

(liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin; "a lotion for dry skin")

6. application, diligence

(a diligent effort; "it is a job requiring serious application")

7. application

(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") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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