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killer appnoun [C]

uk   us   also killer ap, killer application IT
computer software that is very popular or useful, especially software that is the reason people buy certain computer systems, mobile phones, etc.: Mobile access to social networking sites is the next killer app.
a use for a particular technology that becomes extremely popular and is the reason people want that technology: At the time they thought that e-learning would be the killer app of the Internet.
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