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Dictionary definition for: Application

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

2. (n) 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"

3. (n) 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"

4. (n) 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"

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

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

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