applied

applied ADJECTIVE practical rather than theoretical: applied chemistry.

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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

  • 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

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  • Applied Sustainability — is the application of science and innovation to meet human needs while indefinitely preserving the life support systems of the planet.Note that this is a significant difference from the standard definition of sustainability that normally is… …   Wikipedia


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