Global Positioning System, GPS(noun)
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
GPS is a progressive rock group formed in 2006 by John Payne, Guthrie Govan and Jay Schellen. These three had been working together in Asia, specifically on an album to have been called Architect of Time, when the fourth member of Asia, Geoff Downes, joined a reunion of the band's classic line-up, dissolving the then current line-up. Payne, Govan and Schellen announced the formation of a new band in February 2006 to be called One. However, after discovering another rock act with the same name, the band changed its name to GPS, from the initials of the three founders. The band released a 10-track album called Window to the Soul on InsideOut in August 2006 in Europe; the release in North America came the following September. The album had originally been announced as One with a May release date. All the tracks are credited to Payne/Schellen/Govan, and keyboards on the album and subsequent tour were played by Ryo Okumoto of Spock's Beard. The band performed live in September/October 2006 and on two Japanese dates in late 2007. It has since been announced that they have signed a three album deal with InsideOut Music, and are working on their next album Dreamscape that was expected to be released in 2011.
What does GPS stand for? -- Explore the various meanings for the GPS acronym on the Abbreviations.com website.
The numerical value of GPS in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of GPS in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Everything I owned got broken -- all my electronics, my GPS devices.
The exponential growth of SWFs will put them in a stronger position to seek changes from GPs.
You can be at the beach, or at a park or on the road, with your cellphone GPS, the drone can deliver to wherever you are.
The question is not whether the money will be invested, but if it will be invested sensibly, therefore it is important that there is proper alignment of interest between GPs and LPs.
A taximeter... is not a device which receives GPS signals in the course of a journey, and forwards GPS data to a server located outside of the vehicle, which calculates a fare ... and sends the fare information back to the device.
Images & Illustrations of GPS
Translations for GPS
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for GPS »
Find a translation for the GPS definition in other languages:
Select another language: