DDE


DDE
\\ˌdē(ˌ)dēˈē\ noun (-s)
Etymology: dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene, from dichlor- + diphenyl (I) + dichlor- + ethylene
: a persistent organochlorine C15H8Cl4 that is produced by the metabolic breakdown of DDT

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abbrev
1. Dichlorophenyldichloroethylene, a chemical produced by the breakdown of DDT
2. Dynamic data exchange, a system for immediately updating similar data in two or more applications (computing)

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DDE (no periods),
dichlorodiphenyldichloroethylene (a less toxic insecticide than DDT).

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n. Computing a standard allowing data to be shared between different programs
Origin:
1980s: abbreviation of Dynamic Data Exchange

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DDE 7 [ˌdiː diː ˈiː] [ˌdiː diː ˈiː] noun uncountable (computing)
the abbreviation for dynamic data exchange (a way of allowing data to be shared between different programs)
 
Word Origin:
[DDE] 1980s: abbreviation of Dynamic Data Exchange.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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