—v. To reserve such a desk.
"And this is a growing trend. Sue Rix, of BT's Workstyle Consultancy, which helps companies cater for mobile workers, says: 'A lot of companies have hot desks and touch-down areas where you can plug in your laptop and download. The original idea came from the cyber cafes that were set up so people could surf the web.' "
—Stephen Hoare, "How to feel at home without the office," The Times, November 23, 1999