app

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See also: App, APP, and App.

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Shortening.

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app (plural apps)

  1. (computing) An application (program), especially a small one designed for a mobile device.
    • 1999 February, Maximum PC, volume 4: 
      A visual tool can be thought of as a graphics app that generates most of your program's GUI code for you
    • 1999, Jerry Bradenbaugh, JavaScript application cookbook, page xi:
      So is a spreadsheet app, but I'm not going to put those on a web site any time soon.
    • 1999 November, AUUGN, volume 20, page 9: 
      The Web browser was the killer app that kickstarted the Internet and, in turn, enabled it to be embedded in everything
    • 2005 May, Popular Science, volume 266, page 78: 
      Want realtime flight and gate updates? A calorie counter? A remote for your DVD player? Chances are there's an app for it. Smartphones separate themselves in another key area: connectivity
  2. (informal) appetizer
    • 2007, Evelyn Spence, Explorer's Guide Colorado's Classic Mountain Towns
      The food is some of Breck's best: apps like sweet potato gnocchi with smoked chicken and sage cream []
    • 2009, Robin Asbell, New Vegetarian
      If you lay out a platter of these exciting, beautiful vegetarian appetizers, the other apps will pale in comparison.
    • 2010, Bill Allen, Grillin', Chillin', and Swillin' (page 1)
      This is not to say that we only serve apps at dinner parties. Quite the contrary; but for smaller gatherings, good appetizers can distinguish you as a host who puts more thought and effort into his or her party menu. Better yet, most apps are relatively easy to make []
  3. (military) application (not a computer program)

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Etymology[edit]

From English app, from application, from Latin applicātiō.

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app f (genitive singular appar, plural appir)

  1. (computing) app (for a mobile device)

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f2 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative app appin appir appirnar
Accusative app appina appir appirnar
Dative app appini appum appunum
Genitive appar apparinnar appa appanna

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Etymology[edit]

From English app, from application, from Latin applicātiō.

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app n (genitive singular apps, nominative plural öpp)

  1. (computing) app (for a mobile device)

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