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Princeton's WordNet

  1. desk(noun)

    a piece of furniture with a writing surface and usually drawers or other compartments

Editors Contribution

  1. scrutoire

    a type of desk for writing

    jimmy sat down at the scrutoire and finished his paper

    Submitted by acronimous on February 20, 2018  
  2. table

    a flat surface with legs to support it

    a cloth on my table

    Submitted by rinat on September 10, 2019  

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  1. Helen Dixon:

    I expect that file to land on my desk in the next fortnight, i'd like to say that we could do it in 48 hours, but it has to be in the order of months, to be done in the way that it has to be done. I will have to allow them a period of time to respond. I would have to consider their responses.

  2. Debbie Lovich:

    Just because someone is sitting at a desk doesn't mean they are being productive.

  3. President Obama:

    If a bill comes to my desk that tries to do any of these things, I will veto it.

  4. Tim Kaine:

    The bill getting to his desk is an indication that we're listening to our constituents, and we're telling him blundering into another war would be a bad idea.

  5. Ryan Salame:

    This is just the next step how you stay more competitive. Each desk is trying to be more competitive and making better systems, it's just a by-product of spreads coming in so much that I can't update in the chat fast enough to give people the pricing they're expecting.

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