Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. Geographic Information System

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geographic Information Science

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A word used as an oath of exclamation, affirmation, etc.: common in old ballads.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • It is time they tell the right wing cowards who have been using the live and dead GIs to shut the hell up and start doing their jobs -- protecting the GIS and making sure they are where they should be for good reasons.

    Withdrawal From Iraq Is the ONLY Way Our Soldiers Will NOT Have Died In Vain

  • I am looking for a Gis consultant who has worked on a opensource GIS tools like OpenLayers,

    ASP.NET Forums

  • The mere thought of working out more efficient collection/delivery routes using GIS is perhaps too much to comprehend.

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  • PHP GIS Update php GIS is an OpenSource GIS application meant to be used as a way of viewing your GIS files.

    Smart Mobs » Blog Archive » GIS Geeks Gather

  • GIS is used to analyze the location and shape of geographic features, create buffers around a feature, define areas of influence, and create districts or territories by combining smaller areas together.

    Redistricting in the Computer Age: A Review ofMaptitude for Redistricting

  • If you are a long-term GIS person then you will know that entering data into a database is a rudimentary but critical step, one that is simplified with the right tools.

    Planet Geospatial

  • "I believe my legacy will be the acronym GIS: geographic information systems," Schauwecker said.

    Columbia Missourian: Latest Articles

  • Today, I've learned about a similar project started by Noel called GIS in the Classroom.

    Archive 2009-05-08

  • Geographers use a wide range of tools to portray and analyze spatial information (information associated with a geographic location) including maps, geographic information systems (also known as GIS), remote sensing, global positioning systems (also known as GPS), spatial statistics, and mathematical modeling.

    Physical geography

  • Geographers use a wide range of tools to portray and analyze spatial information (information associated with a geographic location) including maps, geographic information systems (also known as GIS), remote sensing, global positioning systems (also known as GPS), spatial statistics, and mathematical modeling, as well as the more commonly known regional desccriptions.

    Geography

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