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English term or phrase:GPS
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09:21 Jun 22, 2001
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: GPS
Feature for cars. Use to have orientation.
Clara
GPS
Explanation:
GPS significa Global Positioning System, he oido por lo menos en México referirse a este aparato como GPS, asi de sencillo.

Espero te sirva
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elacombe
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Summary of answers provided
na +1Sistema de Posicionamiento Global
Salvador Munguía
naGPS
Gonzalo Tutusaus
naGPS - Global Positioning System
Baruch Avidar
nalocalizador GPS
Davorka Grgic
naSISTEMA DE POSICIONAMIENTO GLOBAL
Terry Burgess
naGPS
Cecilia Coopman, M.A. in Translation
naGPSelacombe


  

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2 mins
GPS


Explanation:
GPS significa Global Positioning System, he oido por lo menos en México referirse a este aparato como GPS, asi de sencillo.

Espero te sirva

elacombe
PRO pts in pair: 29
Grading comment
thanks

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Terry Burgess: Wrong answer---sorry!
10 hrs
  -> wrong answer, because?
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10 mins peer agreement (net): +1
Sistema de Posicionamiento Global


Explanation:
Así de simple, las siglas significan en Inglés "Global Positioning System" y es un sistema que localiza el punto exacto en coordenadas (latitud y longitud) de donde se encuentre el aparato.

Espero que te sirva
Salvador


Salvador Munguía
PRO pts in pair: 31

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Terry Burgess: Correct!
10 hrs

agree  Claudia Berison: Correct translation and explanation
2 days 14 hrs
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12 mins
GPS


Explanation:

Estimada Clara

Las siglas GPS provienen de: Global Positioning System.

Aunque es una sigla en inglés es también utilizada en español, obviamente con diferente pronunciación y se refiere a un sistema de orientación o navegación satelital

Aquí unos sitios webs en español donde utilizan este término
http://www.todomotor.com/zona_juego/demo_cpr.htm


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Cecilia Coopman, M.A. in Translation
United Kingdom
Local time: 22:12
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 136

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Terry Burgess: Wrong answer--sorry!
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14 mins
SISTEMA DE POSICIONAMIENTO GLOBAL


Explanation:
"elacombe" is partly right: for some time, this was used in Mexico (en español) as "GPS". However, the concept is now more widely known and I have done several government translations here (Army,Navy, and Ford Motor Company) and they are now calling it:
"Sistema de Posicionamiento Global" or "SPG".

Hope this helps:-)

tb


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Terry Burgess
Mexico
Local time: 16:12
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 3315

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David Salcedo: I agree with Wilde
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Leonel Requena
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15 mins
localizador GPS


Explanation:
What is GPS?

The first GPS satellite was called GPS Block I. Launched in 1978, it was a developmental satellite. Another nine Block I satellites were launched through 1988.


GPS, which stands for Global Positioning System, is the only system today able to show you your exact position on the Earth anytime, in any weather, anywhere. GPS satellites, 24 in all, orbit at 11,000 nautical miles above the Earth. They are continuously monitored by ground stations located worldwide. The satellites transmit signals that can be detected by anyone with a GPS receiver. Using the receiver, you can determine your location with great precision.

GPS is one of history's most exciting and revolutionary developments, and new uses for it are constantly being discovered. But before we learn more about GPS, it's important to understand a bit more about navigation.
http://www.aero.org/publications/GPSPRIMER/WhatisGPS.html

GPS receivers are becoming consumer products. In addition to their outdoor use (hiking, cross-country skiing, ballooning, flying, and sailing), receivers can be used in cars to relate the driver's location with traffic and weather information. Here are some Web locations that describe GPS receiver products:

http://www.whatis.com/definition/0,289893,sid9_gci213986,00....

Barrapunto | Localizador GPS para coches - [ Translate this page ]
Bienvenido a BarraPunto.com, Busca Barrapunto: Las noticias
que te interesan, ... Localizador GPS para coches. ...
www.barrapunto.com/articles/100/09/11/0919259.shtml - 46k

HTH



    arriba
Davorka Grgic
Local time: 23:12
Native speaker of: Native in CroatianCroatian, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 905

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Terry Burgess: This answer ("localizador GPS" refers to the tracing "equipment" and NOT to the SYSTEM!
10 hrs
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15 mins
GPS


Explanation:
En España se utilizan las siglas inglesas GPS.

Te adjunto un par de los miles de vínculos donde aparece el término.

Un saludo


    Reference: http://www.mundogps.com/MundoGPS_home.asp
    Reference: http://www.astec.es/Productos/GPS/streetpilotcolor/spilotcol...
Gonzalo Tutusaus
Netherlands
Local time: 23:12
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 2176
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22 mins
GPS - Global Positioning System


Explanation:
The acronym GPS is used also in Spanish - do not translate
GPS means= Global Positioning System (navigation system that communicates automatically with a worldwide network of 11 satellites orbiting in space around the globe in fixed orbits).
It is used by aircrafts,vessels,ground vehicles, and in diversified millitary applications.

GPS Means in Spanish = Sistema de posicion global (navegacion por medio de una red de satelites mundial)

Good Luck!


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Baruch Avidar
Israel
Local time: 00:12
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 298

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
Terry Burgess: The answer is supposed to be in SPANISH!, plus, the explanation is incorrect!("posición global")!
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