application

Definitions

General English

  • noun the process of putting something on something else
  • noun the process or act of applying for something such as a job or place on a course

General Science

  • noun a piece of computer software that fulfils a particular job.

Accounting

  • noun the act of asking for something, usually in writing, or a document in which someone asks for something, e.g. a job

Agriculture

  • noun the act of putting a substance on a surface
  • noun the act of using something that you already have, such as an ability or knowledge, in order to do something

Aviation

  • noun the act of putting a substance onto something
  • noun the act of using something, e.g. an ability, to carry out a task

Cars & Driving

  • noun the use to which something is put

Computing

  • noun a task which a computer performs or a problem which a computer solves

Electronics

  • A specific use for a device.
  • A computer program designed to enable end users to perform specific tasks, such as word processing or communications. Its abbreviation is app. Also called application program.

Information & Library Science

  • noun a written request for something
  • noun the use of a rule or piece of equipment in a particular situation

Law

  • noun the act of asking the court to make an order

Medical

  • noun the process of putting a medication or bandage on a body part
  • noun the process of asking officially for something, usually in writing
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