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1. The top of a desk.
a. The area of a display screen where images, windows, icons and other graphical items appear.
b. A computer that is designed to be used at a desk or table and is not easily moved, in contrast to a laptop or other portable device. Also called desktop computer.
Designed for use on a desk or table: a desktop telephone.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
1. the main screen display on a personal computer, from which windows may be opened and programs run
2. (Computer Science) (modifier) denoting a computer system, esp for word processing, that is small enough to use at a desk
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. made to fit or be used on a desk or table: a desktop computer.n.
2. Computers. the primary display screen of a graphical user interface, on which various icons represent files, groups of files, programs, etc., which can be moved, accessed, added to, put away, or thrown away in ways analogous to the handling of file folders, documents, notes, etc., on a real desk.
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|Noun||1.||desktop - the top of a desk|
|2.||desktop - (computer science) the area of the screen in graphical user interfaces against which icons and windows appear|
CRT screen, screen - the display that is electronically created on the surface of the large end of a cathode-ray tube
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B. CPD desktop publishing N → autoedición f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
desktopdesk-top [ˈdɛsktɒp] n (COMPUTING)
(= computer) → bureau m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Desktopcomputer m, → Desktop-Computer m, → Tischrechner m
n → Tischkopierer f
n → Desktop-Publishing nt
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007