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control desk

[kən′trōl ‚desk]
(computer science)

control board, control desk, control panel control rack

One or more panels comprised of an assembly of master switches, adjustable controls, indicating dials or numerical readouts, and the like, used to control and monitor the state of a remotely operated system (e.g., a lighting system, sound system, or air conditioning system) and equipment.

control desk

A position in a library, public lobby, hospital, etc., where activities may be overseen or supervised.
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Continuing through, a sidestep to right is prompted by the control desk, then the route passes through a glazed link to the reception pavilion with its circular desk.
One of the main innovations is the mission control desk, which is based on its counterpart in NASA's emergency preparedness center.
When the press comes to a stop at the end of production, one operator initiates trolley changeover on all printing units by means of a single command at the main control desk (see schematic).
Control desk - The central control desk enables a quick recognition of the actual operating function due to the well arranged, high-precision indicating instruments on the vertical desk panel.
After hours, staff members must sign in and out at the security control desk.
The IT management products formerly known as Tivoli Service Request Manager, IT Asset Management and Change Configuration Management Database have now been combined into a single product, IBM SmartCloud Control Desk 7.
Each gets a turn at controlling their human's moods from the control desk.
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As the inserted hull billows up and outwards, the first floor contains the library offices and control desk.
In sworn written evidence filed at the court, solicitor's agent Iain McLaren tells how his pursuit of the earl ended with a showdown at the FastTrack passport control desk of Heathrow's Terminal 4.