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Spell Check of application

Correct spelling: application

Definition of application:

1) 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"

2) a diligent effort; " it is a job requiring serious application"

3) 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";

4) 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"

5) liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin; " a lotion for dry skin"

6) a verbal or written request for assistance or employment or admission to a school; " December 31 is the deadline for applications"

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

8) The thing applied.

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

10) 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.

11) Hence, in specific uses: ( a) 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. ( b) The use of the principles of one science for the purpose of enlarging or perfecting another; as, the application of algebra to geometry.

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

13) 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.

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

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

Common misspellings:

  • aplication (23%)
  • applicaiton (16%)
  • applciation (5%)
  • apllication (5%)
  • applicaton (4%)
  • appliction (4%)
  • appication (3%)
  • applaction (3%)
  • applcation (3%)
  • applacation (3%)

Examples of usage:

1) The value of the application of flying to war requires little demonstration.

2) But Follett had been nearly two weeks in his grave, and still the application for the twenty- five thousand didn’ t come.

3) Full particulars how to become a member, together with blank forms will be sent to any address upon application.

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