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desktop computer in Computers topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdesktop computerˌdesktop comˈputer noun [countable]  a computer that is small enough to be used on a desk laptop
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desktop computerIn 1996 desktop computer software will allow two-way conversations, bringing the technology to the mass market.Microsoft recently announced Video for Windows, which enables a desktop computer to display small video clips.At first, I just ran the Equalizer program on a desktop computer.They paid for the desktop computer he uses to scan biographical data.The desktop computer grew in power and user friendliness until it was increasingly hard to tell apart from the workstation.