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Desks - synonyms or related words

bureau

noun

British

a piece of furniture with drawers and a top part that opens to make a writing table

davenport

noun

a small old-fashioned desk

desk

noun

a table that you sit at to write or work, often with drawers in it

escritoire

noun

a small desk with drawers

roll-top desk

noun

a desk with a curved cover that you can pull down and lock

workstation

noun

a desk for one person to work at, usually with a computer

writing desk

noun

a table used for writing on

bit rot

when electronic information is lost because the software or devices needed to read it are no longer available

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