applied

adjective Date: 1656 1. put to practical use <
applied art
>
; especially applying general principles to solve definite problems <
applied sciences
>
2. working in an applied science <
an applied physicist
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Applied — Apply Ap*ply , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Applied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Applying}.] [OF. aplier, F. appliquer, fr. L. applicare to join, fix, or attach to; ad + plicare to fold, to twist together. See {Applicant}, {Ply}.] 1. To lay or place; to put or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Applied Engineering — Applied Engineering, headquartered in Carrollton, TX, was a leading third party hardware vendor for the Apple II series of computers from the early 1980s until the mid 1990s.HistoryAs Apple Computer, Inc., began to withdraw support for the Apple… …   Wikipedia


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