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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.

gps

1.
gallons per second.
Also, GPS, g.p.s.
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  • This device frequently appears as an optional subsystem built into GPS receivers.
British Dictionary definitions for GPS

GPS

abbreviation
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 in Science
GPS  
Abbreviation of Global Positioning System
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary
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GPS in Technology
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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Related Abbreviations for GPS

gps

gallons per second

GPS

  1. global positioning satellite
  2. global positioning system
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