Definition of applet in English:

applet

Syllabification: ap·plet
Pronunciation: /ˈaplit
 
/

noun

Computing
  • A very small application, especially a utility program performing one or a few simple functions.
    More example sentences
    • If you want to take a screenshot of the applications you are evaluating, using the screenshot applet is straightforward.
    • Depending on your computer, certain applets already are placed on the panels, but several others may be added.
    • He and his students worked both in labs and on the computer with various physics applets.

Origin

1990s: blend of application and -let.

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