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The act of applying; application.
Recorded since the 1560s. From the English apply + -ance.
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
The analysing appliance constitutes the main feature of a spectroscope.
It is defective in every modern appliance.
Hence the following appliance was worked out by Lieutenant Solari and officers in the Italian navy.
He made his way to the appliance, and she darted for the vial, snatching it off the counter then running through the mess to the door.
A toaster oven is a great small appliance to have in your home.
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