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  1. [GPS] Acronym for Global Navigation Satellite System. Global geopositioning satellite constellations, spread between several orbital planes, that are used for determining position, navigation, and time relative to objects on the earth's surface. The GNSS currently includes: Chinese BeiDou Navigation Satellite System, European Union Galileo, Russian Global Navigation Satellite System (GLONASS), and U.S. Global Positioning System (GPS).

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