Definition: Apps is an abbreviation for application. An app is a piece of software. It can run on the Internet, on your computer, or on your phone or other electronic device. The word "app" is a more modern usage, but this is really the same thing as a program.
Google refers to their online services as apps, but they also sell a specific suite of services known as Google Apps and have an application hosting service called Google App Engine.
Also Known As: applications, software, programs
Common Misspellings: ap, aps
Examples: You can download iPhone apps from Apple App Store and Android apps from the Android Market.