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Definition of applet noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

applet

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈæplət//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈæplət//
 
(computing)
 
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a program that is run from within another program, for example from within an Internet browser Word Origin 1990s: blend of application and -let.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: applet