small portable computer, desk-top computer

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • desk|top — «DEHSK TOP», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. designed to be used or placed on top of a desk; tabletop: »a desktop computer. 2. having to do with or using a personal computer: »Desktop conferencing (you and I take a meeting over our computers...) is a… …   Useful english dictionary

  • desk-top — see desktop …   English dictionary

  • DESK-TOP — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Desk-top reference book — Настольный справочник …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • desk-top publishing — see desktop publishing …   English dictionary

  • desk-top computer — small portable computer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • desk — /desk/, n. 1. an article of furniture having a broad, usually level, writing surface, as well as drawers or compartments for papers, writing materials, etc. 2. a frame for supporting a book from which the service is read in a church. 3. a pulpit …   Universalium

  • desk — [desk] n. [ME deske < ML desca, a table, ult. < L discus: see DISCUS] 1. a piece of furniture equipped with drawers, compartments, etc., and a flat or sloping top for writing, drawing, or reading 2. a lectern 3. a) the post of a clerk,… …   English World dictionary

  • Desk — Desk, n. [OE. deske, the same word as dish, disk. See {Dish}, and cf. {Disk}.] 1. A table, frame, or case, usually with sloping top, but often with flat top, for the use writers and readers. It often has a drawer or repository underneath. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • desk — /dɛsk / (say desk) noun 1. a table specially adapted for convenience in writing or reading, sometimes made with a sloping top, and generally fitted with drawers and compartments. 2. a. (in an orchestra) a music stand shared by two players. b. the …   Australian English dictionary

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