App meaning

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(1) (APPlication) The file extension for executable Mac applications. See APP file.
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The definition of an app is short for application and is software for use on a smart phone or computer.

An example of an app is the Yelp app for the iPhone.

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Application, specif., one designed to be downloaded to a computer, smartphone, etc. and having specific Web interface functions.
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(informal) Appetizer.
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(military) Application (not a computer program)
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(law) Abbreviation of appendix. (text added to the end of a book or an article)
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A computer application.
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Appendix.
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Applied.
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Appointed.
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Apprentice.
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Approved.
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Amyloid precursor protein.
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An Application Layer protocol for publishing Web resources associated with periodically updated Web sites. APP builds on the RSS protocol.The Atom Syndication Format is documented in the IETF RFC 4287 (2005). See also Application Layer, IETF, protocol, RSS, and WWW.
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(computing) An application (program), especially a small one designed for a mobile device.
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Origin of app

  • Short for application

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Shortening.

    From Wiktionary