Noun Definition


1.Definition: a diligent effort

"It is a job requiring serious application"

Related Noun(s):diligence

Category: General

2.Definition: 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"

Category: General

3.Definition: a verbal or written request for assistance or employment or admission to a school

"December 31 is the deadline for applications"

Category: General

4.Definition: liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin

Related Noun(s):lotion

Category: Objects

5.Definition: 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"

Category: General

6.Definition: 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"

Category: General

7.Definition: 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"

Category: General