Contrary to what some may perceive, cloud application is actually an amalgamation of a desktop app and a web based app. In fact, it is not entirely a desktop app, but only possesses certain characteristics of it. Cloud applications are not the applications that are delivered over the web interface.
The line between cloud applications and web applications may have blurred which is the primary reason why most people are confused between the two, however, there will always remain one stark differentiating factor.
Web applications, as the name clearly indicates, are web based applications that are