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AcronymDefinition
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)
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While his auditors received a cheering assurance of the security of their place of concealment from this untutored description of Glenn's,* they were much inclined to judge differently from Hawkeye, of its wild beauties.
Nor was she entitled to complain of any remarkable singularity in her fate; for, in the town of her nativity, we might point to several little shops of a similar description, some of them in houses as ancient as that of the Seven Gables; and one or two, it may be, where a decayed gentlewoman stands behind the counter, as grim an image of family pride as Miss Hepzibah Pyncheon herself.
Nor did it quit me when, late at night, I sat in the deserted parlour, lighted only by the glimmering coal-fire and the moon, striving to picture forth imaginary scenes, which, the next day, might flow out on the brightening page in many-hued description.
The finding of the knife was verified, the advertisement minutely describing it and offering a reward for it was put in evidence, and its exact correspondence with that description proved.
I wish we had some sort of description of those rascals -- 'twould help a good deal.
Housewives looked at Emma Jane and desired no soap; listened to her description of its merits, and still desired none.
He was a stranger to nearly every member of that body; but, having recently made his escape from the south- ern prison-house of bondage, and feeling his curiosity excited to ascertain the principles and measures of the abolitionists,--of whom he had heard a somewhat vague description while he was a slave,--he was in- duced to give his attendance, on the occasion al- luded to, though at that time a resident in New Bedford.
The aunt was as tiresome as ever; more tiresome, because anxiety for her health was now added to admiration of her powers; and they had to listen to the description of exactly how little bread and butter she ate for breakfast, and how small a slice of mutton for dinner, as well as to see exhibitions of new caps and new workbags for her mother and herself; and Jane's offences rose again.
Noel, by comparing the young lady who is now in your company with the personal description which follows these lines, and which has been communicated to me by a friend.
But one important detail I have omitted from my description of the sleeper.
But I shall not anticipate the reader with further descriptions of this kind, because I reserve them for a greater work, which is now almost ready for the press; containing a general description of this empire, from its first erection, through along series of princes; with a particular account of their wars and politics, laws, learning, and religion; their plants and animals; their peculiar manners and customs, with other matters very curious and useful; my chief design at present being only to relate such events and transactions as happened to the public or to myself during a residence of about nine months in that empire.
In our description of this famous sea, an account of which may justly be expected in this place, it is most convenient to begin with the coast of Arabia, on which part at twelve leagues from the mouth stands the city of Moca, a place of considerable trade.