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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ap·pli·ca·tion /ˌæpləˈkeʃən/
 申請,申請書;應用,用途;勤奮,勤勉   應用程式,(指供使用者完成某種任務的程式。FTP,mail以及Telnet 客戶程式都是網絡應用程式)

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ap·pli·ca·tion /ˌæpləˈkeʃən/ 名詞
 應用,用法,敷用,敷貼,敷物,申請

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 application
 自應用

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 application
 應用; 應用程式; 應用軟體

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 application
 應用程序

From: Network Terminology

 application
 應用

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Ap·pli·ca·tion n.
 1. The act of applying or laying on, in a literal sense; as, the application of emollients to a diseased limb.
 2. The thing applied.
    He invented a new application by which blood might be stanched.   --Johnson.
 3. 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.   --Locke.
 4. 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.
 5. 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.
 6. The capacity of being practically applied or used; relevancy; as, a rule of general application.
 7. 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.   --J. Jay.
 8. The act of making request of soliciting; as, an application for an office; he made application to a court of chancery.
 9. A request; a document containing a request; as, his application was placed on file.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 application
      n 1: a verbal or written request for assistance or employment or
           admission to a school; "December 31 is the deadline for
           applications"
      2: 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" [syn: practical
         application]
      3: 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" [syn: application
         program, applications programme]
      4: 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"; [syn: coating, covering]
      5: liquid preparation having a soothing or antiseptic or
         medicinal action when applied to the skin; "a lotion for
         dry skin" [syn: lotion]
      6: a diligent effort; "it is a job requiring serious
         application" [syn: diligence]