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DES

abbr.
1. data encryption standard
2. diethylstilbestrol
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DES

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

diethylstilbestrol.
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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
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Translations

DES

abbr of Department of Education and ScienceBildungs- und Wissenschaftsministerium nt
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DES

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

V. diethylstilbestrol.
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References in periodicals archive ?
Readers familiar with the 2000 edition will recognize the exclusion of terms DAF (Delivered At Frontier), DES (Delivered Ex Ship), DEQ (Delivered Ex Quay) and DDU (Delivered Duty Unpaid), all of which were replaced with the DAT and DAP terms.
DES (Delivered ex Ship) Port of Destination aboard ship 11.
Free Carrier Specified depot, country of origin Free Alongside Ship Upon effective delivery alongside vessel Free on Board Onboard vessel at specified port of shipment Cost & Freight Onboard vessel at port of shipment Cost, Insurance Upon delivery to final destination & Freight At specified point at frontier, but before customs border of adjoining Delivered at Frontier country Delivers ex Quay At port of destination (on quay or wharf) (duty paid) Delivered ex Ship Onboard vessel at port destination (Reproduced from Ports of the World, 15th edition, p.