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English

Etymology

desk + top

Noun

Singular
desktop

Plural
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desktop ({{{1}}})
  1. The top surface of a desk.
  2. (computing) A desktop computer.
  3. (computing) The main graphical user interface of an operating system, usually displaying icons, windows and background wallpaper.

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Related terms

Adjective

desktop (not comparable)

Positive
desktop

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Designed for use on a desk or similar piece of furniture.
  2. (computing) Of an application, converted to be carried out on a personal computer.

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