hot desk

.hot 'desk
n BrE
a desk which is used by different workers on different days, instead of by the same worker every day
>hot-desking n [U]

Dictionary of contemporary English. 2013.

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  • hot-desk — hot desks, hot desking, hot desked VERB If employees hot desk, they are not assigned particular desks and work at any desk that is available. [BUSINESS] Some ministers will have to hot desk until more accommodation can be found. Derived words:… …   English dictionary

  • hot desk — UK US noun [countable] [singular hot desk plural hot desks] business a desk in an office that is available for anyone to use Thesaurus …   Useful english dictionary

  • hot-desk — UK US (UK WORKPLACE ► to use any available desk in an office rather than having your own desk: »Staff are encouraged to hotdesk while in the office …   Financial and business terms

  • hot desk — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms hot desk : singular hot desk plural hot desks business a desk in an office that is available for anyone to use …   English dictionary

  • hot-desk — /ˈhɒt dɛsk/ (say hot desk) verb (i) to engage in hot desking …   Australian English dictionary

  • hot desk — n. A desk that is not assigned to a particular employee, but rather is available for use and can be reserved in advance by a mobile worker whenever they are required to be in the office. v. To reserve such a desk. Example Citation: And this is a… …   New words

  • hot desk — 1. noun a desk, or workstation, shared between employees 2. verb to use a shared desk or workstation …   Wiktionary

  • hot-desk — …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Hot Desk — is a British music show hosted by Dave Berry, Nicole Appleton, Melanie Blatt and Emma Griffiths. It appears on ITV Mobile and is free to download by texting DESK to 83339The show was launched with Mel Blatt and Nicole Appleton interviewing Liam… …   Wikipedia

  • Hot desking — originates from the definition of being the temporary physical occupation of a work station or surface by a particular employee. The term hot desking is thought to be derived from the naval practice, called hot racking, where sailors on different …   Wikipedia

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