Associations to the word «Desktop»

Wiktionary

DESKTOP, noun. The top surface of a desk.
DESKTOP, noun. (computing) A desktop computer.
DESKTOP, noun. (computing) The main graphical user interface of an operating system, usually displaying icons, windows and background wallpaper.
DESKTOP, adjective. Designed for use on a desk or similar piece of furniture.
DESKTOP, adjective. (computing) Of an application, converted to be carried out on a personal computer.
DESKTOP COMPUTER, noun. A computer of a size designed to be used on a desk or table, as opposed to larger machines, such as mainframes, and smaller machines, such as laptops and palmtops.
DESKTOP COMPUTERS, noun. Plural of desktop computer
DESKTOP ENVIRONMENT, noun. (computing) A complete graphical user interface solution to operate a computer.
DESKTOP ORGANISER, noun. Alternative term for desk organizer
DESKTOP ORGANIZER, noun. Alternative term for desk organizer
DESKTOP PICTURE, noun. (computing) picture displayed on a computer's desktop as a background behind the user interface
DESKTOP PICTURES, noun. Plural of desktop picture
DESKTOP PUBLISHER, noun. A person involved in desktop publishing.
DESKTOP PUBLISHER, noun. A piece of software that performs desktop publishing.
DESKTOP PUBLISHERS, noun. Plural of desktop publisher
DESKTOP PUBLISHING, noun. (computer graphics) The use of page layout software on a desktop computer to produce publishable documents.

Dictionary definition

DESKTOP, noun. The top of a desk.
DESKTOP, noun. (computer science) the area of the screen in graphical user interfaces against which icons and windows appear.

Wise words

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