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DBS (countable and uncountable, plural DBSes)

  1. (surgery) Initialism of deep brain stimulation.
  2. (television) Initialism of direct broadcast satellite.
    • 1998 March 1, PELOPAS KIATOY KORINTHIAS, “Re: IPG ON 4DTV”, in alt.video.satellite.4dtv, Usenet[1]:
      I looked at it and there is almost nothing there for me that I do not already receive with a combination of my analog $200 receiver and my $99 DBS minidish. On the contrary, there are quite a few channels that have gone digital that I receive (for a fee) thru the minidish.

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  • (television): DTH

Proper noun[edit]


  1. (UK) Initialism of Disclosure and Barring Service.