applet Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"applet" in British English

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appletnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈæp.lət/ specialized
a ​smallcomputerprogram, often used on ​websites, that ​performs one ​particulartask and ​works from within a ​largerprogram: The ​userconfirmstheirorder and ​downloads an applet which ​asks them for ​theirpersonal and ​paymentdetails.
(Definition of applet from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"applet" in Business English

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appletnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈæplət/
IT a ​smallcomputer application that ​performs one particular ​task, especially a ​smallprogram written in the Javacomputerlanguage that is ​included in a ​website: Your ​browser does not ​supportJava, so this applet will not ​work for you.
(Definition of applet from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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