Meaning of GPS in English


I. abbreviation

Usage: often not capitalized

gallons per second

II. ˌjē(ˌ)pēˈes noun

Etymology: German lobal P ositioning S ystem

: a navigational system using satellite signals to fix the location of a radio receiver on or above the earth's surface ; also : a radio receiver so used

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