application

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idea having general application abstraction , generalization
use or application of an accent; the relative prominence of syllables in a phrase or utterance accentuation
application that is currently running and in the foreground active application
healing method involving application of pressure on certain parts of the body acupressure
application of soil and plant sciences to land management and crop production agronomy , scientific agriculture
Java application; an application program that uses the client's web browser to provide a user interface applet
form to use when making an application application form
practical application of anatomical knowledge to diagnosis and treatment applied anatomy , clinical anatomy
in the theories of Jean Piaget: the application of a general schema to a particular instance assimilation
application of one's conscious powers to attention
any creative group active in the innovation and application of new concepts and techniques in a given field (especially in the arts) avant-garde , new wave , van , vanguard
paint pigments are mixed for application, oil or other substance in which base , vehicle
(computer science) a computer file containing machine-readable information that must be read by an application; characters use all 8 bits of each byte binary file
application of the principles of the natural sciences to medicine biomedical science
application of biological principals to the study and design of engineering systems (especially electronic systems) bionics
simple machine consisting of a wheel with a groove in which a rope can run to change the direction or point of application of a force applied to the rope block , pulley , pulley-block
application of heat to change something from a liquid to a gas boiling
soft elastic silicone polymer that increases in elasticity with the application of force; used in the center of golf balls and as shock-absorbent padding bouncing putty
application of a skill learned in one situation to a different but similar situation carry-over , transfer , transfer of training
moral philosophy based on the application of general ethical principles to resolve moral dilemmas casuistry
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