from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An instrument for applying something, such as medicine or glue.
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- n. A tool or device used to apply a fluid or semi-fluid substance to a surface.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who applies.
- n. A surgical instrument for applying anything, as caustic or a tent, to a deep-seated part.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a device for applying a substance
From application. (Wiktionary)