desk
Pronunciation Noun

desk (plural desks)

  1. A table, frame, or case, in past centuries usually with a sloping top but now usually with a flat top, for the use of writers and readers. It often has a drawer or repository underneath.
  2. A reading table or lectern to support the book from which the liturgical service is read, differing from the pulpit from which the sermon is preached; also (especially in the United States), a pulpit. Hence, used symbolically for the clerical profession.
  3. A department of a newspaper tasked with covering a particular geographical region or aspect of the news.
    city desk
Translations Translations Verb

desk (desks, present participle desking; past and past participle desked)

  1. (transitive) To shut up, as in a desk; to treasure.
  2. (transitive) To equip with a desk or desks.



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