Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • abbreviation Global Positioning System

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  • initialism cartography Global Positioning System, global positioning system

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Examples

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  • GPS Positioning: Contact emergency responders if needed and direct them to the subscriber's location, using OnStar's embedded cellular calling system and Global Positioning System (GPS) satellite technology, which pinpoint a subscriber's location when he or she contacts an advisor.

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

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

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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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  • 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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