applet applet  /ˈæ plət/


  • (n) a Java application; an application program that uses the client's web browser to provide a user interface


  • My only real concern was the way ActiveShield, McAfee's antivirus applet, handled infected e-mail.



  • "If you are in a hotel room in Khazakstan or Russia and want to check your mail and you have a laptop, you could be running the Java applet or even running it through SSL," Zimmermann said. "The behaivor of the Hushmail servers is not going...
    on Nov 19, 2007 By: Phil Zimmermann Source: Wired News

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