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Definitions for practical application
prac·ti·cal appli·ca·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. application, practical applicationnoun

    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"


  1. practical application

    A practical application refers to the process of utilizing a knowledge, concept, principle, idea, theory or method in a real or practical setting, often to solve problems, accomplish tasks or achieve objectives. It involves putting theoretical knowledge to use for the purpose of achieving practical results, example in technology, science, business etc.

Editors Contribution

  1. practical application

    To apply in a practical manner

    The practical application of science to technology is amazing to ensure we all evolve justly in line with the universes truth and the collective plan for the evolution of humanity

    Submitted by MaryC on February 20, 2021  

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of practical application in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of practical application in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of practical application in a Sentence

  1. Sundar Pichai:

    The first plane flew only for 12 seconds, and so there is no practical application of that, but it showed the possibility that a plane could fly.

  2. David A Mascio:

    We try to apply the academic rigor in finance to the practical application of managing money within our strategies.

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  • تطبيق عمليArabic
  • aplicación prácticaSpanish
  • व्यावहारिक आवेदनHindi
  • praktische toepassingDutch
  • практическое применениеRussian
  • praktisk applikationSwedish
  • практичне застосуванняUkrainian
  • عملی استعمالUrdu
  • 实际应用Chinese

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    involving or causing danger or risk; liable to hurt or harm
    A dangerous
    B profound
    C whirring
    D frantic

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