- Damage Per Second - the amount of damage done by a power, divided by the length of time before you can use it again (cast duration plus recharge period). This specific meaning is also known as DPC, or Damage Per Cycle, to disambiguate it from...
- The average rate of damage output in a more general sense, either from a single power, or a specific series of attacks, or an entire character, usually focusing on how high a rate can be sustained over a long fight.
- Dimensional-Photon Shift - according to Tina Macintyre's missions, this is a type of energy associated with portal technology, which can be used to measure portal activity.
See also: DPCS