• Application by Sidney Brooks for membership in the secret Order of '76
    Application by Sidney Brooks for membership in the secret Order of '76
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n applicant a person who requests or seeks something such as assistance or employment or admission
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: On April 12, 1938, the state of New York passed a law requiring medical tests for marriage license applicants, the first state to do so.
    • n Applicant One who apples for something; one who makes request; a petitioner. "The applicant for a cup of water.""The court require the applicant to appear in person."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: During the time that the atomic bomb was being hatched by the United States at Alamogordo, New Mexico, applicants for routine jobs like janitors, were disqualified if they could read. Illiteracy was a job requirement. The reason: the authorities did not want their trash or other papers read.
    • n applicant One who applies; one who makes request; a petitioner; a candidate.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: From bridges to rebar, rust is everywhere. According to a recent study, the annual cost of metallic corrosion in the U.S. is approximately $300 billion. The report, by Battelle, Columbus, Ohio, and the Specialty Steel Industry of North America, Washington, D.C., estimated that about one-third of that cost could be avoided through broader application of corrosion-resistant material and "best anti-corrosive practice" from design through maintenance.
    • n Applicant one who applies: a petitioner
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  • Henry David Thoreau
    “We do not learn by inference and deduction and the application of mathematics to philosophy, but by direct intercourse and sympathy.”
  • H. L. Mencken
    “Adultery is the application of democracy to love.”
  • Grace Speare
    Grace Speare
    “Only one thing registers on the subconscious mind: repetitive application -- practice. What you practice is what you manifest.”
  • Mark Twain
    “The miracle, or the power, that elevates the few is to be found in their industry, application, and perseverance under the prompting of a brave, determined spirit.”
  • Gene Fowler
    Gene Fowler
    “Psychoanalysts seem to be long on information and short on application.”
  • Jean Genet
    “The main object of a revolution is the liberation of man... not the interpretation and application of some transcendental ideology.”


Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. applicans, p. pr. of applicare,. See Apply
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. aplier—L. applicāre, ātumad, to, plicāre, -ātum, to fold.


In literature:

A few days' application will remove them.
"Searchlights on Health: Light on Dark Corners" by B.G. Jefferis
The duration depends upon the degree of acidity, the nature of the soil and its crops, and the size of the application.
"Crops and Methods for Soil Improvement" by Alva Agee
"An Essay on the Application of the Lunar Caustic in the Cure of Certain Wounds and Ulcers" by John Higginbottom
And Richard Calmady sickened yet more, recognising in that a parable of perpetual application.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
We'll just have to file a patent application on what we have.
"The Professional Approach" by Charles Leonard Harness
A similar idea occurred to the illustrious Marshall Hall, who advised the application of a strong infant to the breast.
"The Physical Life of Woman:" by Dr. George H Napheys
The applications of power and machinery have changed the standards of comfort of all classes.
"Folkways" by William Graham Sumner
Commissioned notaries were getting 25 cents a head from the applicants.
"Land of the Burnt Thigh" by Edith Eudora Kohl
Not unfrequently, the applicant changed his choice, and migrated from one spot to another.
"The History of Tasmania, Volume I (of 2)" by John West
Applications to the study of physical diagnosis.
"Surgical Anatomy" by Joseph Maclise
This cloud began blue, but the advance to whiteness was so rapid as almost to justify the application of the term instantaneous.
"Fragments of science, V. 1-2" by John Tyndall
Indeed, there is no law applicable to heat which is not applicable to light.
"Aether and Gravitation" by William George Hooper
In the application of manures to the soil there are several circumstances which must be taken into consideration.
"Elements of Agricultural Chemistry" by Thomas Anderson
In this case, it cannot be supposed that any application to Parliament can bring forward this knowledge.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Volume III. 1791-1804" by Thomas Paine
I do not perceive any sound reason why it is not to be judged by the rules of the common law applicable to such pleas.
"Report of the Decision of the Supreme Court of the United States, and the Opinions of the Judges Thereof, in the Case of Dred Scott versus John F.A. Sandford" by Benjamin C. Howard
On the last day of the week, Saturday, she received an application for the rent.
"Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles" by Mrs. Henry Wood
But in its application to reasoning and to language there is this difference.
"The English Language" by Robert Gordon Latham
Wages had been kept down, bastardy had been encouraged, no tests had been required to show that the applicants were really distressed.
"A Short History of English Liberalism" by Walter Lyon Blease
Tait; it has greatly promoted the physical application of the subject.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 9" by Various
The viceroy's secretary, when challenged by a disappointed applicant for place, deemed it necessary to go to the field of honour.
"Irish History and the Irish Question" by Goldwin Smith

In poetry:

His application caus'd no sorrow;
He was not apt to lend or borrow.
Then as the year roll'd round its course,
An Almanack would add its force.
"The Cobbler" by William Hutton
He made no immediate application
Of this to relation of the state
To the individual, the month was more temperate
Because this beauty had been.
"'The Age Demanded'" by Ezra Pound
Across a continent imaginary
Because it cannot be discovered now
Upon this fully apprehended planet—
No more applicants considered,
Alas, alas—
"Yes And No" by Laura Riding Jackson
Up spoke Mr. Hammill, sittin at his desk,
"This year application does me much perplesk;
What I do adwise you, is to leave this babby
In the Parish where it was left, by its mother shabby."
"The Lamentable Ballad Of The Foundling Of Shoreditch" by William Makepeace Thackeray
Singing light and gentle hands, and a nurse who understands
How to manage every sort of application,
From a poultice to a leech; whom you haven't got to teach
The way to make a poppy fomentation.
"Nightingale's Song to the Sick Soldier" by Anonymous British
died, and began to give me sideways looks.
'Chirst,' I thought 'what now?' and would have askt for another
but didn't dare.
I feel my application failing. It's growing dark,
some other sound is overcoming. His last words are:
'We betrayed me.'
"Dream Song 55: Peter's not friendly. He gives me sideways looks" by John Berryman

In news:

"Helping Big Corporations Out of Computer Limbo" (The Executive Computer, March 20) was on the mark in citing the interest in client-server applications and the allure of new graphic-user-interface tools in developing those applications.
Ltd has launched mass production of "monolithic ceramic capacitor with a resin external electrode for automotive applications" that has X8L characteristics*1 and is designed for use in applications up to 150°C.
Lannett, morphine sulfate oral solution, New Drug Application, NDA, Arthur Bedrosian, 505(b)(2) New Drug Application, narcotic medication, pain relief medication.
This paragraph is applicable to jobsite storage and is not applicable to manufacturing the product.
Grundy County Extension will offer the Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators Continuing Instructional Course (CIC) for commercial pesticide applicators Wednesday, November 7, 2012.
The Washington County Extension is offering an Ornamental and Turfgrass Applicators course for commercial pesticide applicators.
Wataire Industries Inc announced that it has converted a provisional patent application to a regular US patent application titled "Water Treatment processes and devices for water-from-air machines".
IBM Rational AppScan and IBM ISS Proventia IPS GX5108 combine proactive application vulnerability scanning with live IPS attack reports to provide powerful Web application protection.
It is available for use in a range of single, multiple-temperature and versa-temp applications, including medium to deep frozen applications.
PHOENIX – On June 13, the state of Arizona filed an application with the US Supreme Court to stay the mandate of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals which found the National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) preempts the application of A.R.S.
While designed for welding applications, Miller Electric's LPR-100 Half Mask Respirator is suitable for any application where respiratory protection is.
Push spreader for all seasons The manually powered TS-75 commerical-duty push spreader is ideal for spreading ice melt for winter applications, as well as seed and fertilizer in smaller applications.
The US mortgage applications last week declined slightly with including an adjustment from the Thanksgiving holiday, said the latest Weekly Mortgage Applications Survey released Wednesday by the US Mortgage Bankers Association (MBA).
Given this, the department will issue an additional 2,425 drawing permits to applicants from the original drawing process (Nov.-Dec 2011 application period).
Unfortunately, orphaned applications can create cracks in security and disrupt business as the applications are not adequately managed.

In science:

While there are relatively few applications of complex spiked populations, knowledge of the asymptotic distributions of the li ’s for real spiked populations would have immediate applications to a wide variety of problems in signal processing, genetics and finance.
Some open problems in random matrix theory and the theory of integrable systems
We refer to the first application as a splitting and the second application as a recombination step.
Sampling of min-entropy relative to quantum knowledge
Strict local martingales appear in a number of ways in applications and some of their financial applications were discussed in [3, 4].
No Arbitrage Conditions For Simple Trading Strategies
Steinbauer, Geometric theory of generalized functions with applications to general relativity, vol. 537 of Mathematics and its Applications, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 2001. M.
The wave equation on static singular space-times
In applications where sensors are deployed randomly, they have no knowledge of their exact locations, but equipping each of them with a localization device like a GPS is expensive, not robust to jamming in military applications, and is usually of limited use in indoor environments.
Distributed Sensor Localization in Random Environments using Minimal Number of Anchor Nodes
This fact is less important in multimedia applications , visualisation applications and far more important in image analysis, in particular in industrial visual sensors. Measurement of "jitters" is done usually using a scope or logic analyser, and value's offered(not often) by the manufacturers are 0.2-1 pixel.
Acquisition Accuracy Evaluation in Visual Inspection Systems - a Practical Approach
Large deviations techniques and applications, volume 38 of Applications of Mathematics (New York).
Surface tension in the dilute Ising model. The Wulff construction
For an application of this, the reader can consult [BGNX] where this result is used to develop an intersection theory and a theory of Thom classes on stacks; for another application see [EbGi].
Homotopy types of topological stacks
Amir Dembo and Ofer Zeitouni, Large deviations techniques and applications, second ed., Applications of Mathematics (New York), vol. 38, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1998.
Directed polymer in random environment and last passage percolation
Steinbauer, Geometric Theory of Generalized Functions with Applications to General Relativity, Mathematics and its Applications 537 (Kluwer Acad.
First-order quantum perturbation theory and Colombeau generalized functions
Deciding which approach to use is dependent on the applications being provided to enterprise application users. Their method groups users together into sets. The groups thereby determine the logical distance between two peers. Peers within the same group often need the same services and same information.
Content Sharing for Mobile Devices
There are a multitude of exciting possibilities for applications operating within mobile ad-hoc environment. The more common ad-hoc content sharing systems already include military applications and vehicular information systems, with P2Ping being one of the most interesting P2P applications.
Content Sharing for Mobile Devices
Bluetooth’s many limitations made the experimentation and use of the midlet application troublesome; however the application provides positive impetus for implementing the protocol within wireless P2P networks.
Content Sharing for Mobile Devices
Large deviations techniques and applications second ed. vol. 38 of Applications of Mathematics (New York).
Large deviations for the leaves in some random trees
Applications requiring extremely high reliability seem well suited for transmit diversity techniques whereas applications that can smoothly handle loss appear better suited for spatial multiplexing.
Transmit Diversity v. Spatial Multiplexing in Modern MIMO Systems