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Synonyms for desktop

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. desktop(noun)

    the top of a desk

    background, screen background

  2. background, desktop, screen background(noun)

    (computer science) the area of the screen in graphical user interfaces against which icons and windows appear

    setting, background signal, scope, backcloth, screen background, background knowledge, background, backdrop, ground

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "desktop":

    desktops, dashboard, at-your-desk, desk, dt, tabletop, desk-top

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  1. desktop

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How to use desktop in a sentence?

  1. Makan Delrahim:

    The government's successful monopolization case against Microsoft may very well have paved the way for companies like Google, Yahoo and Apple to enter with their own desktop and mobile products.

  2. Marc Neveu:

    We didnt compute the high tides and low tides that each of the five moons experienced at the same time every few hours for 4.5 billion years to do that right, it would take about 20 years on a desktop computer.

  3. Fiorenzo Omenetto:

    For example, we could print on a latex hospital glove, cover it in silk with these other chemistries, so that when you wear the gloves and touch a contaminated surface it would change color to red, or imagine you have a complex cut -- you just take a picture and send it to the printer and print a special bandage with drug distribution that follows the shape of the wound. And this could be done on a desktop computer, like printing a picture.

  4. Stephen Nigro:

    We’ve made it very clear that it was more of an industrial-type machine 3D printer, there was a lot of, ‘don’t you guys get this [consumer] desktop trend? There you go again HP, you don’t get it.' But we were really clear in our convictions that the market wasn’t there with the current technology.

  5. Steve Jobs:

    The desktop computer industry is dead. Innovation has virtually ceased. Microsoft dominates with very little innovation. That's over. Apple lost. The desktop market has entered the dark ages, and it's going to be in the dark ages for the next 10 years, or certainly for the rest of this decade.

Translations for desktop

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  • سطح المكتبArabic
  • sobretaula, escriptoriCatalan, Valencian
  • plochaCzech
  • Benutzeroberfläche, Arbeitsoberfläche, Desktop-Computer, SchreibtischflächeGerman
  • επιφάνεια εργασίας, επιτραπέζιος υπολογιστήςGreek
  • labortabloEsperanto
  • escritorio, sobremesaSpanish
  • دسکتاپPersian
  • bureauFrench
  • डेस्कटॉपHindi
  • skjáborð, borðtölvaIcelandic
  • デスクトップ, デスクトップコンピューター, 机の上Japanese
  • 탁상, 데스크톱, 바탕 화면Korean
  • работен простор, работна површинаMacedonian
  • atas meja, komputer mejaMalay
  • desktop, bureaubladDutch
  • desktopNorwegian
  • pulpitPolish
  • рабочий стол, столешница, настольный компьютерRussian
  • skrivbordSwedish
  • డెస్క్‌టాప్Telugu
  • masaüstü, masaüstü bilgisayar, masa üstüTurkish
  • 桌面Chinese

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    Synonym for Oxymoron
    • A. Stupid
    • B. Contradictory
    • C. Ignorant
    • D. Demented

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