Application: 1.Software that embodies the primary logic characterizing and supporting an end-user service and its features. Such an application may reside on an application server (AS) within a service provider’s network or may be a 3rd Party application outside of a service provider network.2. Software on user devices providing something of value consumed by the end user. E.g., Microsoft Word or Firefox Web Browser or Google Maps.3. Software that performs a specific task or function, such as word-processing, creation of spreadsheets, generation of graphics, facilitating electronic mail, etc. Synonym application software.