Application

What is Application?

Application definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:
noun

the act of putting to a special use or purpose: the application of common sense to a problem.
the special use or purpose to which something is put: a technology having numerous applications never thought of by its inventors.
the quality of being usable for a particular purpose or in a special way; relevance: This has no application to the case.
the act of requesting.
a written or spoken request or appeal for employment, admission, help, funds, etc.: to file an application for admission to a university.
a form to be filled out by an applicant, as for a job or a driver’s license.
close attention; persistent effort: Application to one’s studies is necessary.
an act or instance of spreading on, rubbing in, or bringing into contact: the application of a compress to a wound; a second application of varnish.
a salve, ointment, or the like, applied as a soothing or healing agent.
Computers.

  1. a type of job or problem that lends itself to processing or solution by computer: Inventory control is a common business application.
  2. Also called application software, application program.a computer program used for a particular type of job or problem: Your new computer comes preloaded with applications.