or GPS, g.p.s.
Other definitions for gps (2 of 2)
- a global system of U.S. navigational satellites developed to provide precise positional and velocity data and global time synchronization for air, sea, and land travel.
- an electronic system that uses these satellites to determine the position of a vehicle, person, etc.: School buses will be equipped with GPS.
- Also called GPS re·ceiv·er [jee-pee-esree-see-ver] /ˈdʒiˈpiˈɛs riˈsi vər/ . a receiver that determines its position by analyzing the satellite signals it receives: With the GPS in a smartphone, a utilities maintenance crew can navigate to within a few feet of a water meter.
Origin of GPS
How to use gps in a sentence
The group was founded in 2008 by operatives who would later have ties to the dark money powerhouse Crossroads GPS.
Waze is a GPS-like smartphone app that provides drivers with up-to-the-minute, real-time updates on road conditions.
Or Sensoria, a new athletic-wear company whose socks have GPS and whose shirts have a fitness tracker built into the bra.
Earlier in the year, according to conservative sources, Adelson gave close to $20 million to Crossroads GPS.
In 2010, for instance, the RJC sent a $4 million check to Crossroads GPS.
Cellular telephony places us on the map of the world as precisely as the global positioning system (GPS) deployed on satellites.The Civilization of Illiteracy|Mihai Nadin