from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation data encryption standard
  • abbreviation diethylstilbestrol

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  • initialism cryptography Data Encryption Standard
  • initialism incoterm Delivered Ex Ship

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a potent estrogen used in medicine and in feed for livestock and poultry
  • noun 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


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