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APP

abbr.
amyloid precursor protein

app

 (ăp)
n.
A computer application.

[Short for application.]
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app

(æp)
n
(Computer Science) computing (esp downloaded to a mobile device) short for application program
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app

(æp)
n.
Computers (informal). an application program; application software.
[1985–90]

app.

1. apparatus.
2. apparent.
3. appendix.
4. applied.
5. appointed.
6. approved.
7. approximate.
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It also grows the App Economy, the health and longevity of which depends on there being an abundance of apps that people value because they are relevant, helpful, or just good fun.
More marketplaces may mean more choice for consumers, but it also turns up the pressure on publishers and marketers to learn how to do business in a new, booming "App Economy."
According to Taptu, "For a while now the media has talked about the 'app revolution' or the 'app economy' and whilst this has been a revolution of sorts, the 'app economy' does not even make up half of the mobile touch ecosystem, that is, content specifically designed and optimized for mobile touchscreen devices." Unlike other mobile web content, this type stands out through finger-friendly layouts and lightweight pages that are faster to load over cellular networks.