DCS – Wikipedia

DCS may refer to:


  • Danish Council of State, the privy council of Denmark
  • Defense Clandestine Service, a component of the U.S. Defense Intelligence Agency tasked with carrying out espionage operations around the world
  • Department of Child Safety (or Services), name for an agency in many states of the United States tasked with protecting children from violence, exploitation, abuse, and neglect
  • Deputy Chief of Staff (DCS), as in:
  • Diplomatic Courier Service, the element of the US Department of State responsible for protecting diplomatic pouches and material, see Bureau of Diplomatic Security
  • Directorate of Colonial Surveys, the United Kingdom’s central survey and mapping organisation for British colonies and protectorates 1946–1957
  • Dutch Council of State, a constitutionally-established advisory body to the government of the Netherlands

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  • Dade Christian School, a private school in Miami-Dade County, Florida
  • Dayton City School, a school district and elementary/middle school in Dayton, Tennessee
  • Dean Close School
  • Decorah Community Schools, in Decorah, Iowa
  • Desert Christian Schools (Arizona), in Tucson, Arizona
  • Desert Christian Schools (California), a private school in Lancaster, California
  • Diploma of Collegial Studies, a certificate awarded for completion of pre-university studies in the province of Québec, Canada
  • Doctors Charter School of Miami Shores, a High/Middle Charter School located in Miami Shores, Florida


  • D-cycloserine (1), an antibiotic used to treat tuberculosis; (2) its partial NMDA agonist properties have been shown to facilitate extinction of fear and treatment of anxiety
  • Decompression sickness, a variety of symptoms suffered by a person exposed to a reduction in the pressure surrounding their body
  • Dendritic cells, a type of antigen presenting cell of immunologic function
  • Dorsal Column Stimulator, an implantable medical device used to treat chronic pain of neurologic origin
  • Damage control surgery, a form of surgery which is used in cases of severe trauma
  • Delusional companion syndrome, a psychological neuropathology of the self


  • Data Coding Scheme is a field in Short Message (SM) and Cell Broadcast Message (CB) Protocol Data Units which carries information about message encoding and how the recipient handset should process the received message
  • Dark current spectroscopy, a technique used to find contaminants in silicon
  • Departure control system, Airlines computer systems responsible for passenger and bag processing activities
  • Desktop Color Separations, an enhanced EPS file format
  • Device Control String, hex 90 in the C1 set of control codes
  • Dichlorosilane, SiH2Cl2 – used in microelectronic wafer processing
  • Digital Cellular System, a mobile communications-based PCS network used outside of the U.S.
  • Digital Command System, a model railroad system by MTH Electric Trains
  • Digital Compression System, a sound system developed by Williams Electronics
  • Digital cross connect system, a type of telecom equipment
  • Digital-Coded Squelch, a squelch that superimposes a continuous stream of FSK digital data on the transmitted signal
  • Distributed control system, a control system in which the controller elements are not central in location but are distributed throughout the system
  • Dwight Cavendish Systems, a manufacturer of video copy protection
  • Form D Control System, a subset of the Northeast Operating Rules Advisory Committee operating rules for railroads
  • Kodak DCS, a series of professional digital single-lens reflex cameras
  • Dry Combat Submersible, a military submarine being developed for use by the United States Navy


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