In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(calculator/computer) de escritorio(computer/calculator) de (sobre)mesa
- I took my laptop computer out and set it next to a desktop computer that was always kept there.
- You can't simply call your mum from your desktop computer if her computer hasn't been set up at the other end to receive the call.
- I bought a desktop computer and then I bought a notebook computer.
- It was even possible to modify the desk in order to hold a desktop computer.
- Patients in the computer group used a desktop computer to view a multi-media presentation that included graphics and video and audio clips.
- Users access standard websites via a host system and a small program downloaded to their desktop computer, which adjusts pages to make them easier to read.
- Laptops are replacing the old desktop computer, whose days may just be numbered.
- Upon the desk was a desktop computer and other assorted objects.
- Such a calculation takes only a few seconds on a desktop computer.
- Users can hook into the data and services from anywhere, using anything from a wireless handheld device to a laptop to a desktop computer.
- It weighs just 2.9 pounds, but it's a desktop computer, not a notebook.
- Against the far wall was a computer desk with a desktop computer, printer and other computer gear on it.
- All of my photos are burned onto CD files, stored on my laptop, my desktop computer and again on my portable hard drive unit.
- It's based on mathematical formulas that can be run on an ordinary desktop computer.
- A wireless network of two laptop computers and one desktop computer will cost between €450 and €600.
- This could be your web server, a desktop computer running a database client application, or both.
- More than two-thirds of all students today own either a desktop computer or laptop, while 86% have mobile phones.
- Atop his desk were his desktop computer and his folded up laptop.
- I have a laptop and a desktop computer, and I use them pretty interchangeably.
- Atop the desk sat a sleek desktop computer, a little red light on the underside of the cordless mouse glowing slightly.
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