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DOE

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DOE (noun)
  The noun DOE has 2 senses:

1. the federal department responsible for maintaining a national energy policy of the United States; created in 1977
2. mature female of mammals of which the male is called 'buck'

  Familiarity information: DOE used as a noun is rare.


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DOE (noun)


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Meaning:

The federal department responsible for maintaining a national energy policy of the United States; created in 1977

Classified under:

Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Synonyms:

Department of Energy; DOE; Energy Department; Energy

Hypernyms ("DOE" is a kind of...):

executive department (a federal department in the executive branch of the government of the United States)

Meronyms (parts of "DOE"):

Department of Energy Intelligence; DOEI (an agency that collects political and economic and technical information about energy matters and makes the Department of Energy's technical and analytical expertise available to other members of the Intelligence Community)


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Meaning:

Mature female of mammals of which the male is called 'buck'

Classified under:

Nouns denoting animals

Hypernyms ("doe" is a kind of...):

eutherian; eutherian mammal; placental; placental mammal (mammals having a placenta; all mammals except monotremes and marsupials)


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