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Definition of aplication

"aplication" is probably misspelled. Trying application instead Definition of application

1. application [ n ] a verbal or written request for assistance or employment or admission to a school
Examples: "December 31 is the deadline for applications"

Used in print:


R._H._S._Crossman , M.P. , writing in The_Manchester_Guardian , states that departures from West_Berlin are now running at the rate not of 700 , but of 1700 a week , and applications to leave have risen to 1900 a week .

Synonyms application Related Terms request credit_application patent_application job_application loan_application apply

2. application [ n ] the act of bringing something to bear; using it for a particular purpose
Examples: "he advocated the application of statistics to the problem" "a novel application of electronics to medical diagnosis

Used in print:

(Jay C. Harris and John R. Van Wazer, "Detergent...)

The best_known field of application for builders is in heavy-duty , spray-dried detergent formulations for household use .

Hard surface cleaning in household application is represented by two classes of alkaline products : ( 1 ) the formulations made expressly for machine dishwashers , and ( 2 ) the general-purpose cleaners used for walls and woodwork .

No matter how they are formulated , a large_number of organic actives are simply not suitable for this application , since they do not give adequate soil removal .

(Jacob Robbins et al., "The thyroid-stimulating...)

In the last few years , the application of chromatographic and other modern techniques to the problem of isolating TSH has led to further purification ( Bates and Condliffe , 1960 ; Pierce , Carsten and Wynston , 1960 ) .

(E. Gellhorn, "Prolegomena to a theory of the emotions"...)

The emotional_states produced by drugs influence the cortical_potentials in a characteristic manner ; synchrony prevails in the EEG of the experimental animal after administration of tranquilizers , but asynchrony after application of analeptic and psychoactive_drugs .

Synonyms application practical_application Related Terms use technology misapplication lend_oneself apply

3. application [ n ] a program that gives a computer instructions that provide the user with tools to accomplish a task
Examples: "he has tried several different word processing applications"

Synonyms application applications_programme application_program Related Terms program browser natural_language_processing_application job word_processor editor_program applet active_application

4. application [ n ] the work of applying something
Examples: "the doctor prescribed a topical application of iodine" "a complete bleach requires several applications" "the surface was ready for a coating of paint";

Used in print:

(Jack Kaplan, "The Health Machine Menace: Therapy by...)

He then sold her minerals to cure her kidney ailment , a can of sage `` to make her look_like a girl again '' , and an application of plain mud to take her wrinkles away .

(E. Gellhorn, "Prolegomena to a theory of the emotions"...)

In experiments with topical application of strychnine on the cerebral_cortex , the transmission of impulses from the cortex to the hypothalamus was demonstrated .

Thus cortico-fugal discharges induced by topical application of strychnine to a minute area in the neocortex summate with spikes present in the hypothalamus and cause increased convulsive discharges .

Synonyms application covering coating Related Terms manual_labor painting waxing lubrication paving anointing lining tinning papering plastering scumble plating tiling spraying fumigation galvanisation foliation tinning coat

5. application [ n ] liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin
Examples: "a lotion for dry skin"

Synonyms application lotion Related Terms remedy calamine_lotion eye-lotion menthol black_lotion rubbing_alcohol witch_hazel liniment put_on

6. application [ n ] a diligent effort
Examples: "it is a job requiring serious application"

Synonyms application diligence Related Terms effort implement

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