Definitions

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

  • abbr. Global Positioning System

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  • Global Positioning System, global positioning system

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  • He read them closely, seeing the acronym GPS engraved in the side.

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  • GPS (GPS is short for "thing that tells you how to get to places") unit is for you.

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  • Plus, a road map or a GPS is always a useful way to get from A to B.

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  • Again, observing locations using a GPS is an observation nonetheless; we do not have to use our bare eyeballs to make a scientific observation.

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  • Unfortunately for me, my GPS is a Garmin and can't use those maps.

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  • The GPS is routing you through Zacatecas on Hwy 54 because it is probably a shorter drive than taking Hwy 57 south from Saltillo, nothing more.

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  • I suppose if you want a screen that big then a laptop GPS is the way to go.

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  • I can do all the regular mapping, Bing, Garmin GPS, but none really show the road conditions, or show roads that really don't exist.

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