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Engelsk substantiv: application

1. application (om handling) the act of bringing something to bear; using it for a particular purpose


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe advocated the application of statistics to the problem.
A novel application of electronics to medical diagnosis.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)practical application


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkemployment, exercise, usage, use, utilisation, utilization


Mere spesifikke uttrykkengineering, misapplication, technology

2. application (om kommunikasjon) a verbal or written request for assistance or employment or admission to a school


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningDecember 31 is the deadline for applications.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkpetition, postulation, request


Mere spesifikke uttrykkcredit application, job application, loan application, patent application

3. application (om handling) the work of applying something


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe doctor prescribed a topical application of iodine.
A complete bleach requires several applications.
The surface was ready for a coating of paint.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)coating, covering


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkmanual labor, manual labour


Mere spesifikke uttrykkanointing, anointment, daubing, facing, foliation, fumigation, galvanisation, galvanization, lining, lubrication, painting, paperhanging, papering, pavage, paving, plastering, plating, scumble, spraying, tiling, tin-plating, tinning, tinning, waxing

4. application (om kommunikasjon) a program that gives a computer instructions that provide the user with tools to accomplish a task


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe has tried several different word processing applications.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)application program, applications programme


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcomputer program, computer programme, program, programme


Mere spesifikke uttrykkactive application, applet, browser, editor, editor program, frame, job, natural language processing application, natural language processor, web browser, word processing system, word processor

5. application (om gjenstand) liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA lotion for dry skin.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)lotion


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkcurative, cure, remedy, therapeutic


Mere spesifikke uttrykkblack lotion, blackwash, calamine lotion, collyrium, embrocation, eye-lotion, eyewash, liniment, menthol, rubbing alcohol, witch hazel, wych hazel

6. application (om handling) a diligent effort


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningIt is a job requiring serious application.


Ord med samme betydning (synonymer)diligence


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkeffort, elbow grease, exertion, sweat, travail

7. application (om handling) the action of putting something into operation


Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe application of maximum thrust.
Massage has far-reaching medical applications.
The application of indexes to tables of data.


Mindre spesifikke uttrykkaction









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