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applet in Computers topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishappletap‧plet /ˈæplɪt/ noun [countable] technical 🔊 🔊 a computer program that is part of a larger program, and which performs a particular job, such as finding documents on the Internet
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appletBecause each applet must be downloaded, Java is still hobbled by the slow Internet connections used by most people.Once you download a Java applet, your own computer does the rest of the work.One applet sent lovely blue raindrops streaking across my screen.The end user must have an Internet browser capable of accepting and playing the applet.The more sophisticated the applet, the longer the delay.