Translation of "desktop" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈdesk.tɒp/ us /ˈdesk.tɑːp/

desktop noun (COMPUTING)

B2 [ C ] a view on a computer screen that contains icons (= small symbols or pictures) representing files, programs, and other features of the computer

The menu bar with its windows is one of the features of the desktop. 具有能打开窗口的菜单条是桌面的特征之一。

B2 [ C ] also desktop computer a type of computer that is small enough to fit on the top of a desk


More examples

  • Click the icon on your desktop to open the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
  • Click here to download a screensaver for your desktop.
  • She has a picture of her cat on her desktop.
  • This software allows you to view the latest football scores on your desktop.
  • Right-click anywhere on your desktop to change your screen settings.

desktop noun (FURNITURE)

[ C usually singular ] the top of a desk


(Translation of “desktop” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)