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Definition: dApp


(1) (Distributed APP) An application that runs in a distributed computing environment. See distributed computing.

(2) (Decentralized APP) An application that interacts with a blockchain-based "smart contract." See smart contract, Ethereum and StateOfTheDapps.




The Decentralized App (dApp)
The dApp comprises the client software in the computer or mobile device as well as the smart contract on the blockchain node.