Definición de desk en inglés:

desk

Saltos de línea: desk
Pronunciación: /dɛsk
 
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sustantivo

  • 2A counter in a hotel, bank, or airport at which a customer may check in or obtain information: the reception desk
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Having enquired at all car rental information desks at Dublin airport, the answer was alas the same.
    • They laughed and hurried sheepishly downstairs, leaving the key on the reception desk in the hotel lobby.
    • They walked together with me from the reception desk to the security check area.
  • 3 [with modifier] A specified section of a newspaper or broadcasting organization: he landed a job on the sports desk
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Reuters' global photo desks will move to Singapore, as will its graphics service, currently in Miami.
    • Rumors from the media market suggest that panic is rife at several editorial desks.
    • The sports desk at the paper's office was a quarter of a very large room; here, it's literally one sports desk.
  • 4 Music A position in an orchestra at which two players share a music stand: an extra desk of first and second violins
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • We could hardly keep our faces straight and some of the musicians at the back desks laughed behind their music wholeheartedly.
    • It will be fine if you plan to scratch away in the back desk of the second violins of an amateur orchestra.
    • Intriguingly enough, you didn't try to make a big name for yourself as a cellist but kept your eye on a conducting career from the cello desk.

Origen

late Middle English: from medieval Latin desca, probably based on Provençal desca 'basket' or Italian desco 'table, butcher's block', both based on Latin discus (see discus).

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