dex

noun
\ ˈdeks How to pronounce dex (audio) \

Definition of dex

: the sulfate of dextroamphetamine

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Recent Examples on the Web Early versions of the apps incorporated it as an unencrypted dex file named beita.renc inside the assets/components directory. Dan Goodin, Ars Technica, "238 Google Play apps with >440 million installs made phones nearly unusable," 4 June 2019

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First Known Use of dex

1961, in the meaning defined above

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“Dex.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dex. Accessed 20 Sep. 2020.

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dex

noun
\ ˈdeks How to pronounce dex (audio) \

Medical Definition of dex

: the sulfate of dextroamphetamine

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