lap desk


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lap desk

n.
A flat board with a padded underside or short legs, designed to provide a surface for working on one's lap.
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3 - Lap Desk - The college student will be sitting in uncomfortable chairs in college courses all day.
This small piece of furniture goes by many names: writing slope, writing box, dispatch box or case, table desk, lap desk, as well as portable or travelling desk.
A late Georgian mahogany brass bound lap desk with fitted inkwells, lift-out pen trays and two silver candle sconces, together with a number of hidden compartments and secret drawers, went for pounds 3,600.
An ingeniously simple solution for a critical need, the lap desk is sweeping South Africa and will soon spill over into neighbouring countries and further afield on the continent.
Its "Cloud Nine" bedding experience features pillow-top mattresses, crisp white duvet covers, 200-thread-count sheets, multiple pillow-s that provide a choice of firmness, a lumbar pillow, lap desk and a pre-programmed, easy-to-operate clock/radio.
The Laptop Desk has two functions: It can be used as a portable lap desk by mobile computer users--preventing "hot leg" by providing insulation from heat generated by the laptop--or as a desktop stand for notebooks, with an ergonomically adjustable support arm that raises the computer screen almost 4" closer to the eye.
Mine, for example, was made from half-inch stock left over from building a red oak lap desk.
A removable top turns this portable lap desk into a bed tray that rests comfortably on your legs.
ARLINGTON, Texas -- LapGear[R], the company that created the lap desk category more than 30 years ago, announced that its newest product, the LapGear[R] Deluxe eDesk for tablets and eReaders, will soon be available on store shelves.