GPS

1.
Global Positioning System: a global system of U.S. navigational satellites developed to provide precise positional and velocity data and global time synchronization for air, sea, and land travel.
2.
an electronic system that uses these satellites to determine the position of a vehicle, person, etc.: The car is equipped with GPS, so I'm sure we won't get lost.
3.
a receiver that determines its position by analyzing the satellite signals it receives: When we go on hikes, we use a GPS.
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gps

gallons per second.
Also, GPS, g.p.s.
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GPS
 
abbreviation for
1.  global positioning system
2.  (in Australia) Great Public Schools; used of a group of mainly nonstate schools, and of sporting competitions between them

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GPS  
Abbreviation of Global Positioning System
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GPS definition


Global Positioning System

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gps
gallons per second
GPS
  1. global positioning satellite

  2. global positioning system

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This device frequently appears as an optional subsystem built into gps receivers.
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