Translation of "desk" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun uk /desk/ us /desk/

A1 a table that you sit at to write or work

mesa (de trabajo)

(Translation of “desk” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


noun /desk/

a piece of furniture, often like a table, for sitting at while writing, reading etc

escritorio, pupitre, mostrador
She kept the pile of letters in a drawer in her desk.
desktop noun

the top surface of a desk

Her desktop was covered in untidy piles of papers.

(computing) the main screen display of a computer which shows the icons of the programs that are available for use

You can create a shortcut to the program on your desktop.
desktop publishing noun

(also DTP) (computing) the production of a magazine etc using a small computer and a printer.


(Translation of “desk” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)