Meaning of “applet” in the English Dictionary

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"applet" in British English

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appletnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈæp.lət/ us /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.

(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 /ˈæplət/ us

IT a small computer application that performs one particular task, especially a small program written in the Java computer language that is included in a website:

Your browser does not support Java, so this applet will not work for you.

(Definition of “applet” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)