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English definition of “applet”

applet

noun [C]     /ˈæp.lət/ specialized
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
(Definition of applet noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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