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Dis, DIS may refer to:

  • "dis", a prefix changing the meaning of a term to its negative (as in disappear).

Academic institutions[edit]


Computer topics[edit]

  • "Dis", an interpreted programming language derived from Malbolge
  • Dis virtual machine, the virtual machine in the Inferno operating system
  • Distributed Interactive Simulation (DIS), a standard for conducting real-time platform-level wargaming across multiple host computers
  • DIS 21047 or International Standard Text Code, unique identifier for text-based works
  • DIS 29500 or Office Open XML, a zipped, XML-based file format developed by Microsoft


  • "Dis", the second of the Nine Hells in the Dungeons & Dragons roleplaying game universe (see Baator)


Music and film[edit]

  • Dis (album), a 1976 album by Norwegian saxophonist Jan Garbarek
  • Abu-Dis, a CD album of remixes by Muslimgauze of other artists' material
  • "City of Dis", a song by Brazilian thrash metal band Sepultura from their 2006 release Dante XXI
  • "dis–", the opening theme song of the anime series Infinite Ryvius, performed by Mika Arisaka
  • Drowned in Sound, a webzine concentrating on new music
  • Dís, a soundtrack album by Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson
  • "Chambers of Dis", a song by Florida death metal band Morbid Angel from their 1998 release Formulas Fatal to the Flesh
  • The musical note D, in German nomenclature
  • Dis – en historie om kjærlighet (A Story About Love in English), a 1995 Norwegian film
  • "DIS", a song by Japanese visual band The GazettE
  • "Dis oui" ("Say yes"), Belgian entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1998
  • "Dis rien" ("Say nothing"), Monegasque entry in the Eurovision Song Contest 1962
  • Dis-moi qui tuer (Tell Me Whom to Kill), a 1965 French drama film directed by Etienne Périer
  • a diss track



  • Abu Dis, Palestinian town in the Jerusalem Governorate, bordering Jerusalem
  • Ad Dis, a village in eastern Yemen
  • Ad Dis District, a district of the Hadhramaut Governorate, Yemen
  • Dolisie Airport, in the Republic of the Congo, which has the IATA airport code "DIS"
  • Diss, a town in England

Religion, mythology, and fiction[edit]

  • Dis (Divine Comedy), the fictional city in The Divine Comedy that contains the lower circles of hell and alternate name for Lucifer
  • Dis, an alternative name for Satan
  • Dīs, the alternative name for Pluto (mythology)
  • Dis Pater, predecessor of Pluto in Roman Mythology and ancestor of the Gauls according to Roman thought
  • Dís, singular of dísir, a group of goddesses in Norse mythology
  • Dís (Middle-earth), a female Dwarf from J. R. R. Tolkien's universe


  • Dis (skipper), a genus of skipper butterflies in the family Hesperiidae
  • Deep inelastic scattering, which occurs when two particles scatter and one breaks up into its constituents
  • Grotella dis, a species of moth in the genus Grotella, of the family Noctuidae

Other acronyms[edit]