|Origin:||desca, from Latin discus 'dish, disk'|
desk S2 W2 [countable]
a piece of furniture like a table, usually with drawers in it, that you sit at to write and work:
Marie was sitting at her desk.
a place where you can get information or use a particular service in a hotel, airport etc:
the reception desk
the check-in desk
an office that deals with a particular subject, especially in newspapers or television