Definition of "Application" :
noun: the action of putting something into operation
"The application of maximum thrust."
noun: a diligent effort
"It is a job requiring serious application."
noun: the work of applying something
"The doctor prescribed a topical application of iodine."
noun: the act of bringing something to bear; using it for a particular purpose
"He advocated the application of statistics to the problem."
noun: liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or medicinal action when applied to the skin
noun: a verbal or written request for assistance or employment or admission to a school
"December 31 is the deadline for applications."
noun: 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."