application application  /ˌæ plə ˈkeɪ ʃən/


  1. (n) a verbal or written request for assistance or employment or admission to a school
  2. (n) the act of bringing something to bear; using it for a particular purpose
  3. (n) a program that gives a computer instructions that provide the user with tools to accomplish a task
  4. (n) liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin
  5. (n) a diligent effort
  6. (n) the work of applying something
  7. (n) the action of putting something into operation


  1. PTI's Jeremy Caplan sorts through 800 iPhone applications to sort the gems from the junk.
  2. And there a lot of different applications that are going to be developed to allow people to share information in different ways.
  3. Export license application processing deadlines were established by the Export Administration Amendments Act of 1985.


  1. Pfizer Announces FDA Acceptance for Review of Application to Expand Labeling for XELJANZ® (tofacitinib citrate) for ...

    Pfizer Inc. announced today that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has accepted for review a supplemental New Drug Application for the XELJANZ® rheumatoid arthritis indication seeking expansion of the label to include inhibition of progression of structural damage.
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. Research and Markets: Global Next Generation Telecom Application Server Market Report 2013 - Oracle, IBM, Broadsoft ...

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Global Next Generation Telecom Application Server Market 201
    on June 21, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Application deadline nears for George Fox University's Full-Time MBA program

    NEWBERG, Ore., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The final application date for those interested in enrolling in a Master of Business Administration program that takes under a year to complete have ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "I am keenly aware of concerns by some of our troopers on the ground about the application of our rules of engagement and the tactical directive. They should know that I will look very hard at this issue," Petraeus said.
    on Jun 29, 2010 By: David Petraeus Source: Buenos Aires Herald

  2. "The patent application here can be rejected under our precedents on the unpatentability of abstract ideas," Justice Anthony Kennedy wrote for the court. "The court, therefore, need not define further what constitutes a patentable process."
    on Jun 28, 2010 By: Anthony Kennedy Source: The Associated Press

  3. "The key thing is to play the enabling card to all the music stores that are out there," Balsillie said. "It would make as much sense for me to create my music store as it would be me to create my own e-mail application to compete with Yahoo...
    on Apr 1, 2009 By: Jim Balsillie Source: Washington Post

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