Desk vs Deskside - What's the difference?

desk | deskside |


As nouns the difference between desk and deskside

is that desk is a table, frame, or case, usually with sloping top, but often with flat top, for the use of writers and readers it often has a drawer or repository underneath while deskside is (computing) a computer intended to be placed alongside a desk, etc (contrasted with the smaller desktop models).

As a verb desk

is to shut up, as in a desk; to treasure.

As an adjective deskside is

by the side of one's desk (as in an office).

desk

English

Noun

(en noun) (wikipedia desk)
  • A table, frame, or case, usually with sloping top, but often with flat top, for the use of writers and readers. It often has a drawer or repository underneath.
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  • 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.
  • Hypernyms

    * furniture

    Coordinate terms

    * chair

    Derived terms

    * cash desk * desk job * front desk * reception desk * Resolute desk

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To shut up, as in a desk; to treasure.
  • deskside

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • By the side of one's desk (as in an office).
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  • , passage=Ms. Wilesmith welcomes deskside dining because she views it as a sign of dedication to the company. }}

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (computing) A computer intended to be placed alongside a desk, etc. (contrasted with the smaller desktop models).