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Synonyms for desktop

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. desktopnoun

    the top of a desk

    background, screen background

  2. background, desktop, screen backgroundnoun

    (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

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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. Gian Fulgoni:

    Fairly early on it became clear that desktop e-commerce would likely underperform our expectations while mobile commerce was poised to over perform.

  2. 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.

  3. Olga Vasileva:

    The design of desktop Wikipedia [ has ]... not seen any substantive changes for the past 10 years, leaving certain elements of the site's navigation feeling clunky and overwhelming.

  4. Chicago Tribune:

    I was just taught very early that if I didn’t solve problems, I was headed for a very dark path. Problems were everywhere. Now even if there are no problems, I look for problems. I’m like, you know what? I don’t like the way this spoon works. I want to design a new spoon. Or I don’t like the way my phone integrates with my desktop; I want to come in and talk to my computer.

  5. Sally Augustin:

    Plants are great from a psychological perspective, you don't want to pack too many into a small space, but it can be great to have a small plant on your desktop, or something a little larger in the corner of your office.

Translations for desktop

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  • سطح المكتبArabic
  • sobretaula, escriptoriCatalan, Valencian
  • plochaCzech
  • Benutzeroberfläche, Desktop-Computer, Schreibtischfläche, ArbeitsoberflächeGerman
  • επιτραπέζιος υπολογιστής, επιφάνεια εργασίαςGreek
  • labortabloEsperanto
  • escritorio, sobremesaSpanish
  • دسکتاپPersian
  • bureauFrench
  • डेस्कटॉपHindi
  • skjáborð, borðtölvaIcelandic
  • デスクトップ, 机の上, デスクトップコンピューターJapanese
  • 데스크톱, 탁상, 바탕 화면Korean
  • работен простор, работна површинаMacedonian
  • komputer meja, atas mejaMalay
  • bureaublad, desktopDutch
  • desktopNorwegian
  • pulpitPolish
  • столешница, настольный компьютер, рабочий столRussian
  • skrivbordSwedish
  • డెస్క్‌టాప్Telugu
  • masa üstü, masaüstü bilgisayar, masaüstüTurkish
  • 桌面Chinese

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