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

  • abbr. gallons per second

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  • n. 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


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  • When he reported the crime to the police, he mentioned that his car had a built in gps system and thus was traceable as to its whereabouts.

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  • Plus, usually Mimi drives and I am the navigator so the need for verbal directions from the gps is much less.

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  • A friend and i went to the Catskills in upstate NY for a poker night. he has an iphone and a dash-mount gps. i have the droid. early the next morning, hungover, we drove down the mountain to head home and he had no phone reception, and his gps was a bitch to use, with all of the typing and the crappy "push screen" touch screen.

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  • I know there is some online program where you can "gps" track your friends cells if they agree --- can i do it to my own phone? is there downloadable software or a small attachable chip or something I can put on my phone?

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  • Seems if our police vehicles had 'gps' readouts our police management could insure our roaming police force was were they were needed and not were the scenery is most pleasant.



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