What does applicate mean?
The definition of applicate
Ap”pli*cate, a.
Etym: [L. applicatus, p. p. of applicare. See Apply.]

Applied or put to some use. Those applicate sciences which extend the power of man over the elements. I. Taylor. Applicate number (Math.), one which applied to some concrete case.

— Applicate ordinate, right line applied at right angles to the axis of any conic section, and bounded by the curve.

Ap”pli*cate, v. i.
To apply. [Obs.] The act of faith is applicated to the object. Bp. Pearson.