app

1
[ ap ]
/ æp /

noun Computers.

an application, typically a small, specialized program downloaded onto mobile devices: the best GPS apps for your iPhone.

Origin of app

1
1985–90; shortening of application

Definition for app (2 of 3)

app

2
[ ap ]
/ æp /

noun

Informal. an appetizer served before a meal.

Origin of app

2
by shortening

Definition for app (3 of 3)

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British Dictionary definitions for app

app

/ (æp) /

noun

computing informal short for application program
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