1. having a practical purpose or use; derived from or involved with actual phenomena (distinguished from theoretical, opposed to pure): applied mathematics; applied science.
2. of or relating to those arts or crafts that have a primarily utilitarian function, or to the designs and decorations used in these arts.
"terms can be applied to rugs."
"people can be applied in/at/on anywheres."
"people can be applied near faces."
"buds can be applied to eyes."
"materials can be applied."
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