Put into practice or a particular use: applied physics. (adjective)
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Use "applied" in a sentence
"Channeling money to the opposition through the SNC could also force the Free Syrian Army, the term applied to the loose-knit group of defected Syrian soldiers and locally commanded opposition fighters, to finally recognize the leadership of the SNC."
"Asian carp is a term applied to several related species of carp that were brought to the United States in the 1970s to control algae in catfish farms in the South."
"Real property meant more than land; the term applied to that cluster of privileges and rights which centered on land, or on the exercise of power which had a focus in some point in space."