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GPS

abbr.
Global Positioning System

gps

abbr.
gallons per second

GPS

abbreviation for
1. (Navigation) global positioning system
2. (Education) (in Australia) Great Public Schools; used of a group of mainly nonstate schools, and of sporting competitions between them

GPS


n.
Global Positioning System.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gps - a navigational system involving satellites and computers that can determine the latitude and longitude of a receiver on Earth by computing the time difference for signals from different satellites to reach the receiverGPS - a navigational system involving satellites and computers that can determine the latitude and longitude of a receiver on Earth by computing the time difference for signals from different satellites to reach the receiver
navigational system - a system that provides information useful in determining the position and course of a ship or aircraft
Translations
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グローバルポジショニングシステム
위성항법장치
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ระบบการค้นหาทางโดยใช้ดาวเทียม
hệ thống chỉ đường bằng vệ tinh

GPS

[ˌdʒiːpiːˈɛs] n abbr (=global positioning system) → GPS m

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abbr of Global Positioning SystemGPS nt

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نِظَامُ تَـحْديدِ الـمَواقِعِ العالـميّ GPS GPS GPS σύστημα GPS GPS GPS GPS GPS navigatore satellitare グローバルポジショニングシステム 위성항법장치 GPS GPS GPS GPS глобальная система навигации и определения положения GPS ระบบการค้นหาทางโดยใช้ดาวเทียม GPS sistemi hệ thống chỉ đường bằng vệ tinh 全球定位系统
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com thread discussing GPS use--a quick scroll of which revealed dozens of entries from distance runners--one Boston marathoner and first-time GPS user wrote, "What was really nice was having the average pace set up on the custom page, which let me know where I was [in relation to my overall time goal].
0, Atmel's GPS chipset is now capable of receiving SBAS (Satellite Based Augmentation Systems) signals from multiple geostationary satellites such as WAAS (Wide Area Augmentation System) in the USA or EGNOS (European Geostationary Navigational Overlay System) in Europe simultaneously.
The GPS receiver determines its position on earth by comparing the arrival time of each incoming signal.
Whenever Birnbach pressed a button to determine his location, his receiver "locked on" to the three GPS satellites that transmitted the clearest radio signal.