Desktop may refer to:
the surface of a desk (The term has been adopted as an adjective to distinguish office appliances, such as photocopiers and printers, which can be fitted on top of a desk, from larger equipment covering its own area on the floor.)
Desktop computer, a personal computer designed to fit on a desk
Pizza box form factor, a design of computer case

Desktop metaphor, especially the area behind the windows in a GUI using this metaphor
Desktop environment, software that provides a comprehensive computer user interface

Client (computing), sometimes referred to as desktop to distinguish from the server

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