APPLICATION in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of APPLICATION
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Definitions:     Search Merriam-Webster
application
 n.  close attention; work of applying something; verbal or written request for assistance
Example Sentence: (78 in 6 pages)
1  I am pleased to tell you that your application for the post of Assistant Editor has been successful.
2  Knowledge will not be aquired without pain and application.
3  We're pleased to announce that your application for membership has been accepted.
4  Keys are available on application to the principal.
5  Further information is available on application to the principal.
6  Patience and application will carry us through.
7  The application of new scientific discoveries to industrial production methods usually increases efficiency.
8  That's the man to whom I had submitted my application.
9  The application was endorsed by the governers' board.
10  They filed an application to have their case heard early.
11  The client has drawn up a detailed planning application that is due to be submitted by the end of this month.
12  I've put in an application to the college.
13  She has received a response from that college to her application.
14  The energy is released by combustion on the application of a match.
15  Fill out the application carefully, and keep copies of it.
Classic Sentence: (53 in 4 pages)
1  Elizabeth was of a calmer and more concentrated disposition; but, with all my ardour, I was capable of a more intense application and was more deeply smitten with the thirst for knowledge.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 2
2  Waldman, "to have gained a disciple; and if your application equals your ability, I have no doubt of your success."
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 3
3  Unless I had been animated by an almost supernatural enthusiasm, my application to this study would have been irksome and almost intolerable.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 4
4  My uncle is not pleased with the idea of a military career in a distant country, but Ernest never had your powers of application.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 6
5  My imagination was vivid, yet my powers of analysis and application were intense; by the union of these qualities I conceived the idea and executed the creation of a man.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
6  This personage prefigured and represented in his aspect the whole dismal severity of the Puritanic code of law, which it was his business to administer in its final and closest application to the offender.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In II. THE MARKET-PLACE
7  On the stairs I encountered Wemmick, who was coming down, after an unsuccessful application of his knuckles to my door.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LV
8  When the Sessions came round, Mr. Jaggers caused an application to be made for the postponement of his trial until the following Sessions.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter LVI
9  I did not quite perceive the application of this fact to myself, but I smiled on Mrs. Crupp, as benignly as was in my power.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26. I FALL INTO CAPTIVITY
10  I pondered on those words, even while I was studiously attending to what followed, as if they had some particular interest, or some strange application that I could not divine.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 45. MR. DICK FULFILS MY AUNT'S PREDICTIONS
11  Miss Bart, on her way to the station, had leisure to muse over her friend's words, and their peculiar application to herself.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 7
12  Miss Bart could shudder at this state of things without the embarrassment of a personal application.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 8
13  For, with but a bit of broken sea-shell or a shark's tooth, that miraculous intricacy of wooden net-work has been achieved; and it has cost steady years of steady application.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 57. Of Whales in Paint; in Teeth; in Wood; in She...
14  Therefore, though I am but ill qualified for a pioneer, in the application of these two semi-sciences to the whale, I will do my endeavor.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 79. The Prairie.
15  shall make application to the Secretary of Agriculture for.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 9