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DES

abbr.
1. data encryption standard
2. diethylstilbestrol

DES

(in Britain) abbreviation for
(Government, Politics & Diplomacy) Department of Education and Science

DES

diethylstilbestrol.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.DES - a potent estrogen used in medicine and in feed for livestock and poultry
estrogen, oestrogen - a general term for female steroid sex hormones that are secreted by the ovary and responsible for typical female sexual characteristics
2.DES - synthetic nonsteroid with the properties of estrogen; formerly used to treat menstrual problems but was found to be associated with vaginal cancers in the daughters of women so treated during pregnancy
nonsteroid, nonsteroidal - an organic compound that does no contain a steroid
Translations

DES

abbr of Department of Education and ScienceBildungs- und Wissenschaftsministerium nt

DES

[ˌdiːiːˈes] n abbr (Brit) =Department of Education and Scienceministero della Pubblica Istruzione

DES

V. diethylstilbestrol.
References in periodicals archive ?
In 1977 the Data Encryption Standard (DES and later Triple DES) was adopted in the United States as the first federal standard.
Specific functions include the Data Encryption Standard (DES) for encryption and decryption, secure key storage and Secure Hash Algorithm (SHA) acceleration.
Other cryptographic algorithms currently validated by the CMVP are the Data Encryption Standard (DES), the Triple Data Encryption Standard (TDES), the Digital Signature Algorithm (DSA), the Secure Hash Algorithm (SHA-1), and the Random Number Generator algorithm (RNG).
It would replace the venerable Data Encryption Standard (DES), which has been widely used in government and business since its adoption in 1977.

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