What Does DP Mean?

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So, what does DP stands for? Well, if you are from India or Asian countries then you know what is the meaning of DP. DP is an abbreviation of “Display Picture“. This short form is used mainly in social media circle; a standard term is “Profile Picture” but somehow DP is becoming synonymous to profile picture in this part of the world. DP slang is mainly used on WhatsApp but not restricted to WhatsApp only. People tend to call DP instead of a profile picture on various social media app like Facebook, Twitter, Kik, Hike etc. Word DP probably used by early Asian internet users mainly is Chat / Messengers, remember Orkut, MSN messenger or BBM. DP is stuck there for while in Orkut area then it bounced backed in WhatsApp era.

But DP is not only used on social media, this is very common short form in various fields. So, we decided to dig it in more details. In the following table, you will find full form of DP in the respective industry, technology or language.

Field DP Meaning
Accounting
Banking
Finance
Depository Participant
Domestic Partnership
Android Density Independent Pixel (dip)
Architecture
Construction
Damp Proofing, Distribution Panel
Baseball Double Play
Business
Payment
Shipping
Documents Against Payment
Defective Pricing
Cabal Dungeon Points
College
School
Duly Performed
Diploma Program
Demat,
Stock / Share Market Trading
Depository Participant
Design / Material Design Density Pixel
Electrical Double Pole
Engineering Down Pipe
Films Production Director of Photography (DOP)
Gaming / Football Death Penalty, Dragon Punch
Import, Export Documents against Acceptance
Law Displaced person
Mathes Decimal Point
Medical Dp – Duplication of a gene
or chromosomal segment.
Photography Display Picture
Pokemon Diamond and Pearl
Pregnancy DPO- days past ovulation
Real estate Down Payment
Salary Dearness Pay
Sex / Porn / Adult / Dirty Double / Deep Penetration
SMS Display Picture
Social Media / Chat Apps / Messengers
WhatsApp
Facebook
Twitter
Kik
Hike
BBM / Blackberry
Display Picture
Softball defensive players
Technology Data Processing, Display Port
Telecom Distribution Point
Viber, Yahoo Display Picture

DP meaning / Translation in various languages

Language DP Meaning / Translation
Bangla ছবি প্রদর্শন
Gujrati પ્રદર્શન ચિત્ર
Hindi प्रदर्शित
चित्र
Kannada ಪ್ರದರ್ಶನ ಚಿತ್ರವನ್ನು
Malayalam ഡിസ്പ്ലേ ചിത്രം
Marathi प्रदर्शन
चित्र
Punjabi ਡਿਸਪਲੇਅ ਤਸਵੀਰ
Tamil காட்சி படம்
Telugu ప్రదర్శన
చిత్రాన్ని
Urdu ڈسپلے تصویر

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