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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)
References in classic literature ?
When a girl enters that downward path that leads to ruin, she is led solely by her own vanity; for in these days of policemen no young woman can be forced against her will from the path of virtue, and the cries of the injured are never heard until the destroyer begins to express his penitence for having destroyed.
He thought that he was angry with Taug, and so he couldn't understand why it was that he had run away instead of rushing into mortal combat with the destroyer of his happiness.
The table in the long dining-room had been laid for dinner when Saradine's destroyer had fallen like a stormbolt on the island.
But it is not the danger of the noble man to turn a good man, but lest he should become a blusterer, a scoffer, or a destroyer.
Even as she spoke I drew near to her, as if in terror, lest at that very moment the destroyer had been near to rob me of her.
The weapon of the dead man was not to be found, and had doubtless, together with many other less valuable and lighter articles, that he was accustomed to carry about his person, become a prize to his destroyer.
I chiefly fed mine eyes with beholding the destroyers of tyrants and usurpers, and the restorers of liberty to oppressed and injured nations.
Even the crews of the torpedo-boats and destroyers that had brought their quick- firers up the Thames refused to stop, mutinied, and went down again.
No, but he is proud of them; he is better pleased with rewards given to the benefactors of man than to his destroyers.
We were glad to hear you speak in that manner; for it is pleasing to think that such a sentiment of delicacy and rectitude, and which did not exist, it seems, in our minds, lives in our children; and it is delightful too, to see a young man, at an age when men from habit become the destroyers of the honor of women, respect and defend it.
And so I knew that there was another reason than fear of death behind his flight, as he knew that a greater power than pride or honour spurred me to escape these fierce destroyers.
We mean our guardians to be true saviours and not the destroyers of the State, whereas our opponent is thinking of peasants at a festival, who are enjoying a life of revelry, not of citizens who are doing their duty to the State.