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desks, plural;
  1. A piece of furniture with a flat or sloped surface and typically with drawers, at which one can read, write, or do other work

  2. A position in an orchestra at which two players share a music stand
    • - an extra desk of first and second violins
  3. A counter in a hotel, bank, or airport at which a customer may check in or obtain information
    • - the reception desk
  4. A specified section of a news organization, esp. a newspaper
    • - he landed a job on the sports desk

  1. a piece of furniture with a writing surface and usually drawers or other compartments
  2. A desk is a furniture form and a class of table often used in a work or office setting for reading or writing on or using a computer. Desks often have one or more drawers to store office supplies and papers. ...
  3. A table, frame, or case, usually with sloping top, but often with flat top, for the use writers and readers. ...
  4. (Desks) Like the davenport, above, a desk is a piece of furniture with a sloping-top for writing. Sixteenth- and seventeenth-century examples were small, portable sloping-top boxes which would contain pen, ink and paper and provide for their use. ...
  5. Term referring to a group dealing with a specific currency or currencies.
  6. To be using a desk in a dream, denotes unforeseen ill luck will rise before you. To see money on your desk, brings you unexpected extrication from private difficulties.
  7. The trading desk at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York through which open market purchases and sales of government and federal agency securities are made. The desk maintains direct telephone communication with major government securities dealers. ...
  8. The station of the Chief Clerk of the House or the Secretary of the Senate and assistants at the front of the Senate or House chamber. This term also refers to the offices of the Chief Clerk of the House and the Secretary of the Senate.
  9. piece used for doing work and holding papers, books, writing tools; usually found in an office
  10. The lighting or sound board, where shows are operated from
  11. A man who both figures and determines what kind of deal the dealership will make to a customer.
  12. Virtual workspaces for managing documents. Each person with a Workshop account has both an individual desk and a group desk. Group desks contain all documents assigned to or claimed by everyone in that group, organized by Workshop status. ...
  13. Indicates your willingness for self exploration and discovery
  14. We all know what this is, but what is interesting is that back in the 18th century, a desk was nothing more than a small box with a slanted top for writing.
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