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Application vs. Industry

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Applicationnoun

The act of applying or laying on, in a literal sense

‘The application of this cream should reduce the swelling.’;

Industrynoun

(uncountable) The tendency to work persistently. Diligence.

‘Over the years, their industry and business sense made them wealthy.’;

Applicationnoun

The substance applied.

Industrynoun

Businesses of the same type, considered as a whole. Trade.

‘The software and tourism industries continue to grow, while the steel industry remains troubled.’; ‘The steel industry has long used blast furnaces to smelt iron.’;

Applicationnoun

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

Industrynoun

Businesses that produce goods as opposed to services.

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Applicationnoun

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.’;

Industrynoun

The sector of the economy consisting of large-scale enterprises.

‘There used to be a lot of industry around here, but now the economy depends on tourism.’;

Applicationnoun

(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.’;

Industrynoun

Automated production of material goods{{cite-web

Applicationnoun

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.’;

Industrynoun

(archaeology) A typological classification of stone tools, associated with a technocomplex.

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Applicationnoun

A petition, entreaty, or other request, with the adposition for denoting the subject matter.

‘Their application for a deferral of the hearing was granted.’;

Industrynoun

Habitual diligence in any employment or pursuit, either bodily or mental; steady attention to business; assiduity; - opposed to sloth and idleness; as, industry pays debts, while idleness or despair will increase them.

‘We are more industrious than our forefathers, because in the present times the funds destined for the maintenance of industry are much greater in proportion to those which are likely to be employed in the maintenance of idleness, than they were two or three centuries ago.’;

Applicationnoun

The act of requesting, claiming, or petitioning something.

Industrynoun

Any department or branch of art, occupation, or business; especially, one which employs much labor and capital and is a distinct branch of trade; as, the sugar industry; the iron industry; the cotton industry.

Applicationnoun

Diligence; close thought or attention.

Industrynoun

Human exertion of any kind employed for the creation of value, and regarded by some as a species of capital or wealth; labor.

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Applicationnoun

A kind of needlework; appliqué.

Industrynoun

the people or companies engaged in a particular kind of commercial enterprise;

‘each industry has its own trade publications’;

Applicationnoun

(obsolete) Compliance.

Industrynoun

the organized action of making of goods and services for sale;

‘American industry is making increased use of computers to control production’;

Applicationnoun

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

Industrynoun

persevering determination to perform a task;

‘his diligence won him quick promotions’; ‘frugality and industry are still regarded as virtues’;

Applicationnoun

The thing applied.

‘He invented a new application by which blood might be stanched.’;

Industrynoun

economic activity concerned with the processing of raw materials and manufacture of goods in factories

‘new investment incentives for British industry’;

Applicationnoun

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.’;

Industrynoun

a particular form or branch of economic or commercial activity

‘the car industry’;

Applicationnoun

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.

Industrynoun

an activity or domain in which a great deal of effort is expended

‘the Shakespeare industry’;

Applicationnoun

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.

Industrynoun

hard work

‘the kitchen became a hive of industry’;

Applicationnoun

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

Applicationnoun

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.’;

Applicationnoun

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

Applicationnoun

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

Applicationnoun

a verbal or written request for assistance or employment or admission to a school;

‘December 31 is the deadline for applications’;

Applicationnoun

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’;

Applicationnoun

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’;

Applicationnoun

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’;

Applicationnoun

liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin;

‘a lotion for dry skin’;

Applicationnoun

a diligent effort;

‘it is a job requiring serious application’;

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