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applied

[uh-plahyd]
adjective
1.
having a practical purpose or use; derived from or involved with actual phenomena (distinguished from theoretical, opposed to pure ): applied mathematics; applied science.
2.
of or pertaining to those arts or crafts that have a primarily utilitarian function, or to the designs and decorations used in these arts.

Origin:
1490–1500; apply + -ed2

unapplied, adjective
well-applied, adjective
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applied (əˈplaɪd)
 
adj
Compare pure related to or put to practical use: applied mathematics

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applied
"put to practical use," (as opposed to abstract or theoretical), 1650s, from p.p. of apply (q.v.).
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