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killer app

noun [C]
 
 
/ˌkɪl.əˈræp/ US  /-ɚˈæp/ ( also killer application) informal
a computer program that is much better than all others of its type
杀手级应用程序;最优秀的电脑程序
Computer programming and software
a use for a particular technology that becomes extremely popular
(变得极为流行的)技术应用
Many software companies and internet providers believe that e-learning is the next killer app.
许多软件公司和因特网提供商认为接下来电子学习将广为流行。
Good and excellent thingsLiked, or not liked, by many people
(Definition of killer app from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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