Adjective "applet" definition and examples

(Applet may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈaplɪt/

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Definitions and examples

noun

A very small application, especially a utility program performing one or a few simple functions.
  1. 'Depending on your computer, certain applets already are placed on the panels, but several others may be added.'
  2. 'If you want to take a screenshot of the applications you are evaluating, using the screenshot applet is straightforward.'
  3. 'He and his students worked both in labs and on the computer with various physics applets.'

More definitions

1. a small application program that can be called up for use while working in another application.

More examples(as adjective)

"javas can be applet."

"slips can be applet."

Origin

1990s: blend of application and -let.