GPS

noun
\ ˌjē-(ˌ)pē-ˈes How to pronounce GPS (audio) \

Definition of GPS

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

Definition of GPS (Entry 2 of 2)

gallons per second

Examples of GPS in a Sentence

Noun The car comes with GPS.

First Known Use of GPS

Noun

1974, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for GPS

Noun

Global Positioning System

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“GPS.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/GPS. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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GPS

noun

English Language Learners Definition of GPS

: a radio system that uses signals from satellites to tell you where you are and to give you directions to other places

GPS

noun
\ ˌjē-ˌpē-ˈes \

Kids Definition of GPS

: a radio system that uses signals from satellites to determine the user's location and give directions to other places

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