1. The act of bringing something to bear;
    Using it for a particular purpose (synset 100950950)
    "he advocated the application of statistics to the problem"; "a novel application of electronics to medical diagnosis"
  2. A verbal or written request for assistance or employment or admission to a school (synset 106524571)
    "December 31 is the deadline for applications"
  3. The work of applying something (synset 100713478)
    "the doctor prescribed a topical application of iodine"; "a complete bleach requires several applications"; "the surface was ready for a coating of paint"
  4. A program that gives a computer instructions that provide the user with tools to accomplish a task (synset 106582286)
    "he has tried several different word processing applications"
  5. Liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin (synset 103696454)
    "a lotion for dry skin"
  6. A diligent effort (synset 100634572)
    "it is a job requiring serious application"
  7. The action of putting something into operation (synset 100036782)
    "the application of maximum thrust"; "massage has far-reaching medical applications"; "the application of indexes to tables of data"

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