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DESData Encryption Standard (US)
DESDepartment of Environmental Services (New Hampshire)
DESDescription (File Name Extension)
DESDestination
DESDesignation
DESDepartment of Emergency Services (Australia)
DESDescent
DESDepartment of Education and Science
DESDestroyer (short form)
DESDiplôme d'Etudes Secondaires (French: High School Diploma; Canada)
DESDiscrete-Event Simulation
DESDiethylstilbestrol
DESDiplôme d'Etudes Supérieures (French: Higher Education Diploma)
DESDrug Eluting Stent
DESDelivered Ex Ship (shipping)
DESDiplôme d'Études Spécialisées (French: Higher Education)
DESDry Eye Syndrome (aka Keratoconjunctivitis Sicca)
DESDiscrete Event System
DESDisability Evaluation System (US military)
DESDetached-Eddy Simulation
DESDirector of Emergency Services
DESDirectorate of Emergency Services
DESDisaster and Emergency Services
DESDepartment of Employment Services
DESDietary Energy Supply (Refers to number of calories consumed daily per person)
DESDeep Ecliptic Survey (astronomy)
DESDivision of Emergency Services (FEMA)
DESDivision of Earth Sciences
DESDisaster Emergency Services (FEMA)
DESDissociative Experience Scale (human psychology)
DESDivision of Engineering Services (Indian Health Service; US DHHS)
DESDraft European Standard
DESDivision of Environmental Services
DESDestination End System
DESDraft Environmental Statement
DESData Entry Sheet
DESDivision of Environmental Sciences
DESDirection des établissements de Santé (French; Senegal)
DESDivision of Economic Support (Wisconsin)
DESData Element Standardization
DESDigital Encryption System(s)
DESDysequilibrium Syndrome
DESDirectorate of Evaluation and Standardization
DESDelaware Engineering Society
DESDepartamento de Economia da Saúde (Portugese, Brazil)
DESDiabetes Education Society
DESDiploma in English Studies
DESDoppler Echocardiography Study
DESDoctor of Environmental Studies
DESDrilling Equipment Set (oil industry)
DESDigital Electronic Signal
DESDistributed End System
DESDental Equipment Set
DESDynamic Environmental Scan
DESData Extraction Segment
DESDewar Elementary School (Valdosta, GA)
DESDigital Echo Suppressor
DESData Entry Specification
DESDismounted Entry Switch
DESDigital Extend Signal
DESDigital Electronic Switch
DESDifferential Evolution Strategy
DESDebt Elimination Specialists LLC
DESData Enhancement System (NASA)
DESData Erased Systematically
DESDi-2-Ethylhexel Sebecate
DESDynamic Electronic Systems (Houston, TX)
DESDealer Evaluation System
DESData Editing Subsystem
DESDistribution and Execution System (Army)
DESDigital Electronics Sub-System
DESDOSECC (Drilling, Observation and Sampling of the Earth's Continental Crust) Exploration Services, LLC (Salt Lake City, UT)
DESDigital Elevation Model
DESDigital Enterprise Solutions (China)
DESDiebold Election Systems (now Premier Election Solutions)
DESDynamic Energy Saver (computing)
DESDisability Equality Scheme (UK)
DESDivision of Employment Security (various locations)
DESData Exchange Software (various organizations)
DESDigital Education Services (various organizations)
DESDocument Exchange Server (software; Kofax)
DESDelta Energy Systems (power supplies; Delta Group)
DesDesignator
DESDepartment of Economic Security (Arizona)
DESDevelopment and Engineering Services (various locations)
DESDepartment of Educational Studies (various schools)
DESDéclaration Européenne de Services (French: European Declaration of Services; EU)
DESDistance Education System
DESDouble Edged Sword (gaming clan)
DESDesmin
DESDepartment of Economics and Statistics (various locations)
References in classic literature ?
The rest of our descent was easily accomplished, and in half an hour after regaining the ravine we had partaken of our evening morsel, built our hut as usual, and crawled under its shelter.
As in each fully stocked country natural selection necessarily acts by the selected form having some advantage in the struggle for life over other forms, there will be a constant tendency in the improved descendants of any one species to supplant and exterminate in each stage of descent their predecessors and their original parent.
These shadows of memory tell, indistinctly, of tall figures that lifted and bore me in silence down -- down -- still down -- till a hideous dizziness oppressed me at the mere idea of the interminableness of the descent.
The descent was effected by means of metallic bars projecting from the sides of the well, and these being adapted to the needs of a creature much smaller and lighter than myself, I was speedily cramped and fatigued by the descent.
A few minutes afterward I tied myself to young Peter, ran down after the others, and caught them just as they were commencing the descent of the difficult part.
The descent, of course, is effected by lowering the heat of the cylinder, and letting the temperature abate.
But whatever pretensions Athelstane had to be considered as head of the Saxon confederacy, many of that nation were disposed to prefer to his the title of the Lady Rowena, who drew her descent from Alfred, and whose father having been a chief renowned for wisdom, courage, and generosity, his memory was highly honoured by his oppressed countrymen.
This was immediately done, and we commenced a gradual descent.
Our descent was not quite so laborious as our ascent, for the weight of the body forced a passage, and all the slips and falls were in the right direction.
Thus they reached the verge of an incline down which the road stretched in a long straight descent of nearly a mile.
Here is respectability for you--here is "family"--here is high descent worth talking about.
At the descent of the high steep hill, down which a winding road led out of the town past the cathedral on the right, where a service was being held and the bells were ringing, Pierre got out of his vehicle and proceeded on foot.