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  • n. Plural form of desk.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of desk.


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  • • Ryanair, a European low-cost carrier, plans to close its airport check-in desks by early next year, forcing all passengers to print their boarding pass at home.

    Airport Check-in: Businesses, airlines eye air-traffic control

  • One rumor that was making its rounds around Wall Street trading desks is that the so-called "fat finger" trade occurred at Citigroup.

    Obama, Congress seek answers to breathtaking stock market plunge

  • I've always thought built-in desks looked good and that would be cheaper.

    Build Your Own Custom Ergnomic Desk | Lifehacker Australia

  • The sofas were made with built-in desks that can be removed in order to install the laptops.

    Couch Full of Color – The Pixel Couch

  • Its open plan engendered a communal family life (a life that even then, it seems, homework threatened to fracture; they designed built-in desks so that schoolwork would be done in family surroundings), and an elaborate system of sliding, folding, and pivoting wooden partitions divided the open space into bedrooms.

    Where Mother Saw Best

  • My own patience was tested by the check-in desks manned with people inexplicably on the phone as the growing queue stood still.

    Light blogging

  • And we snagged two old school desks from the garbage pile at Misterpie's old school, her dresser and one bookshelf were rescued from garbage day, and one cabinet was one that the former tenants of the house left behind, and Misterpie took it apart and rejigged it to better fit the ceiling height and intended purpose.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • After passing by empty and depressing check-in desks I found the 'UK arrivals' lounge.

    Jet (ooh ooh ooh ooh woo-woo woo woo)

  • Let's keep our fingers crossed that PEBO appoints good people to the Latin American desks in his government.

    Public Secrets

  • These areas are often referred to, especially in newspapers, as "desks" - for example, the "city desk", the "foreign desk", or the "national desk".

    Chicago Indymedia


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