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Noun: desktop  'desk,tóp
  1. The top of a desk
  2. (computing) the area of the screen in graphical user interfaces against which icons and windows appear
    - background, screen background
  3. A personal computer small enough to fit conveniently in an individual workspace
    - desktop computer

Derived forms: desktops

Type of: CRT screen, micro [informal], microcomputer, PC, personal computer, screen, top, top side, upper side, upside

Encyclopedia: Desktop