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Global Positioning System
(english) A data capture tool allowing mobile receivers to determine their position anywhere on the earth's surface in latitude and longitude coordinates to an accuracy of fractions of a second of arc (1 second of arc latitude is approximately 30 meters). (See also: IT, fix)
système de positionnement global
(french) Instrument de prise de données qui permet aux récepteurs mobiles de déterminer leur position n'importe où à la surface de la terre en latitude et longitude avec une précision d'une seconde d'arc (environ 30 mètres). (See also: IT, fix)
GPS
(portuguese) Instrumento de navegação que permite a determinação da posição geográfica dum receptor móvel em qualquer parte do globo. (See also: IT, fix)

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