Definition of applet
: a short computer application especially for performing a simple specific task
Recent Examples of applet from the Web
On the geekier end, Every Icon features a Java applet that attempts to create within a grid of 32-by-32 small squares every possible combination of black and white squares — which supposedly would take several hundred trillion years to complete.
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Origin and Etymology of applet
application + 1-et
First Known Use: 1990
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