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app, application (AP, ap" li KAY shuhn) (s) (noun); apps, applications (pl)
A complete, self-contained program that performs a specific function directly for users: The term app is defined as a shorthand abbreviation of application, meaning a way of using a product or a program.

An app is not the same as computer software; such as, the operating systems, server processes, libraries which exist to support application programs, and utility programs.

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application
A computer program that performs a particular task; such as, a word-processing or a spreadsheet software.
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(a myth which has become a physical-medical application)
(a suffix which forms nouns that refer to people who regularly engage in some activity, or who are characterized in a certain way, as indicated by the stem or root of the word; originally, which appeared in Middle English in words from Old French where it expressed an intensive degree or with a pejorative or disparaging application)
(Greek: to drive, strike, beat out; general application is "beaten metal, metal plate")
Word Entries at Word Info containing the term: “application
In filling out an application, where it says, "In case of emergency, notify..." I answered "a doctor".
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