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English definition of “applet”

applet

noun [C] uk   /ˈæp.lət/ specialized us  
a small computer program, often used on websites, that performs one particular task and works from within a larger program: The user confirms their order and downloads an applet which asks them for their personal and payment details.Computer programming and software
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