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What Does DPS Mean?DPS means "Damage per Second" and "Dividend per Share." Here is more information about each of these definitions of DPS, with examples of use.
Damage per SecondIn online gaming, DPS means "Damage per Second." It is a measurement of damage that can be done by a weapon, spell, other equipment, player or group of players. It is used as a metric in some games to allow a determination of offensive power.
DPS is also used to refer to certain classes of character that are picked for their ability to destroy and kill. For example:
- Chris: What is the DPS of the sniper rifle?
- Jo Which one? The bolt action or the semi-automatic?
- Sam: Who is the best DPS hero in this game?
- Lee: Genji; if you know how to play him.
Dividend per ShareIn financial circles, DPS means "Dividends per Share." In this context, DPS is the number of declared dividends issued by a company for every ordinary share outstanding.
Image for DPSWhen I write DPS, I mean this: "Damage per Second"
First definition of DPS"Damage per Second" is the most common definition for DPS on gaming related apps such as Discord, TeamSpeak and Telegram, as well as on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
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Second definition of DPSIn financial circles DPS usually means "Dividend per Share."
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4: Difficult to guess
Example of DPS Used in a Text
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