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Application vs. Applying

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Application

The act of applying.
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Applying

To bring into contact with something; put on
Applied glue sparingly to the paper.
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Application

Something applied, such as a cosmetic or curative agent.
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Applying

To put to or adapt for a special use
Applies all her money to her mortgage.
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Application

The act of putting something to a special use or purpose
An application of a new method.
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Applying

To put into action
Applied the brakes.
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Application

A specific use to which something is put
The application of science to industry.
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Applying

To engage (oneself) in a task with close attention or persistence
Applied myself to my studies.
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Application

The capacity of being usable; relevance
Geometry has practical application in aviation and navigation.
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Applying

To be pertinent or relevant
A rule that applies to everyone.
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Application

Close attention; diligence
Shows application to her work.
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Applying

To request or seek assistance, employment, or admission
Applied for unemployment benefits.
Will apply to college next year.
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Application

A request, as for assistance, employment, or admission to a school.
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Applying

Present participle of apply
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Application

The form or document on which such a request is made.
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Applying

The act of applying; an application.
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Application

(Computers) A computer program designed for a specific task or use.
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Application

Of or being a computer program designed for a specific task or use
Applications software for a missile guidance system.
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Application

The act of applying or laying on, in a literal sense
The application of this cream should reduce the swelling.
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Application

The substance applied.
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Application

The act of applying as a means; the employment of means to accomplish an end; specific use.
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Application

The act of directing or referring something to a particular case, to discover or illustrate agreement or disagreement, fitness, or correspondence.
I make the remark, and leave you to make the application.
The application of a theory to a set of data can be challenging.
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Application

(computing) A computer program or the set of software that the end user perceives as a single entity as a tool for a well-defined purpose. (Also called: application program; application software.)
This iPhone application can connect to most social networks.
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Application

A verbal or written request for assistance or employment or admission to a school, course or similar.
December 31 is the deadline for MBA applications.
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Application

A petition, entreaty, or other request, with the adposition for denoting the subject matter.
Their application for a deferral of the hearing was granted.
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Application

The act of requesting, claiming, or petitioning something.
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Application

Diligence; close thought or attention.
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Application

A kind of needlework; appliqué.
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Application

(obsolete) Compliance.
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Application

The act of applying or laying on, in a literal sense; as, the application of emollients to a diseased limb.
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Application

The thing applied.
He invented a new application by which blood might be stanched.
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Application

The act of applying as a means; the employment of means to accomplish an end; specific use.
If a right course . . . be taken with children, there will not be much need of the application of the common rewards and punishments.
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Application

The act of directing or referring something to a particular case, to discover or illustrate agreement or disagreement, fitness, or correspondence; as, I make the remark, and leave you to make the application; the application of a theory.
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Application

That part of a sermon or discourse in which the principles before laid down and illustrated are applied to practical uses; the "moral" of a fable.
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Application

The capacity of being practically applied or used; relevancy; as, a rule of general application.
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Application

The act of fixing the mind or closely applying one's self; assiduous effort; close attention; as, to injure the health by application to study.
Had his application been equal to his talents, his progress might have been greater.
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Application

The act of making request of soliciting; as, an application for an office; he made application to a court of chancery.
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Application

A request; a document containing a request; as, his application was placed on file.
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Application

A verbal or written request for assistance or employment or admission to a school;
December 31 is the deadline for applications
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Application

The act of bringing something to bear; using it for a particular purpose;
He advocated the application of statistics to the problem
A novel application of electronics to medical diagnosis
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Application

A program that gives a computer instructions that provide the user with tools to accomplish a task;
He has tried several different word processing applications
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Application

The work of applying something;
The doctor prescribed a topical application of iodine
A complete bleach requires several applications
The surface was ready for a coating of paint
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Application

Liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin;
A lotion for dry skin
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Application

A diligent effort;
It is a job requiring serious application
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