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English definition of “desktop”

desktop

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈdesktɒp/
the top of a desk: My desktop is too cluttered for me to be able to work efficiently.
IT a view on a computer screen which contains icons (= small symbols or pictures) that represent files, programs, and other features of the computer: The menu bar is one of the standard features of the desktop.
desktop adjective [before noun]
(Definition of desktop from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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