- a type of job or problem that lends itself to processing or solution by computer: Inventory control is a common business application.
- Also called application software, application program. a computer program used for a particular type of job or problem: Your new computer comes preloaded with applications.
- appliance garage,
- application program,
- applications package,
Origin of application
Examples from the Web for non-application
She ought to declare and publish the non-application of these Decrees in the same forms in which she enacted the Decrees.Sea Power in its Relations to the War of 1812|Alfred Thayer Mahan
early 15c., "the bringing of something to bear on something else," from Old French aplicacion (14c.), from Latin applicationem (nominative applicatio) "a joining to, an attaching oneself to," noun of action from past participle stem of applicare (see apply). Meaning "sincere hard effort" is from c.1600. Meaning "a formal request to be hired for a job or paid position" is by 1851.