DPA is a three-letter abbreviation with multiple meanings, including:


Companies and associations

Computers and data processing

  • Data Path Array is a Data Path Unit array as used e. g. for Reconfigurable computing
  • Differential power analysis, a cryptographic attack
  • Distributed Password Authentication
  • Dynamic Parallel Application
  • Digital Publication App, a means of branded content distribution for computer and tablet platforms


  • Down Peninsula Audio, a record label
  • Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Adventure!
  • Shen Yun Performing Arts, formerly known as "Divine Performing Arts"
  • Drag Point Average, the grading system used on the television show RuPaul's Drag U. Also stands for the three scoring areas Drag Transformation, Performance, and Attitude Adjustment


  • Down Payment Assistance, special type of home loan



Political parties

Science and technology

  • Destructive physical analysis, an analysis performed to verify the fabrication standards of high reliability electrical components
  • Diphenylamine, a chemical stabiliser used in homogeneous propellants to absorb the catalyst produced by the autocatalytic decomposition of propellants
  • Dipicolinic acid, a chemical compound found in bacterial spores
  • Docosapentaenoic acid, a group of fatty acids
  • 9,10-Diphenylanthracene, an organic compound
  • Displacements per atom (dpa), a quantitative measure of the irradiation a material has undergone



  • Designated Person Ashore, The person that ensures the safe operation of each ship and to provide a link between the Company and those on board.

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  • DPA — bedeutet: Danske Populærautorer Dayton Peace Accord ein Rüstungskontrollabkommen Demokratische Partei der Albaner Departamento de Produção Animal Department of Political Affairs des UN Sekretariats Deutsch Polnische Aggression erste Musikband von …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • DPA — sigla ES ted. Deutsche Presse Agentur, agenzia di stampa tedesca …   Dizionario italiano

  • dpa — [depe |aː] die; Abk für Deutsche Presse Agentur …   Langenscheidt Großwörterbuch Deutsch als Fremdsprache

  • dpa — dpa, die; = Deutsche Presse Agentur …   Die deutsche Rechtschreibung

  • Dpa — Deutsche Presse Agentur GmbH Unternehmensform Gesellschaft mit beschränkter Haftung Gründung 18. August 1949 …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • DPA — Немецкое информационное агентство Год основания 1949 Расположение Гамбург Отрасль …   Википедия

  • Dpa — Немецкое информационное агентство Год основания 1949 Расположение Гамбург Отрасль …   Википедия

  • dpa — Deutsche Presse Agentur * * * dpa 〈Abk. für〉 Deutsche Presse Agentur * * * dpa,   Abkürzung für Deutsche Prẹsse Agentur GmbH, die führende deutschen Nachrichtenagentur (Sitz: Hamburg), 1949 gegründet als genossenschatliches Unternehmen, seit… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • DPA — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom.   Sigles d’une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres > Sigles de trois lettres   Sigles de quatre lettres …   Wikipédia en Français

  • DPA — Department of Public Assistance; D penicillamine; diphenylalanine; diphenylamine; dipicolinic acid; dipropylacetic acid; direct provider agreement; dual photon absorptiometry; dynamic physical activity * * * DPA abbr diphenylamine …   Medical dictionary

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