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Spanish translation: Sistema de Posicionamiento Global/Sistema GPS

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English term or phrase:Global Positioning System (GPS)
Spanish translation:Sistema de Posicionamiento Global/Sistema GPS
Entered by: Terry Burgess
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13:00 Aug 13, 2001
English to Spanish translations [PRO]
Tech/Engineering
English term or phrase: global positioning system (GPS)
a hand-held or installed device used to aid navegation that uses the help of satelites
defbrown
Local time: 21:41
Sistema de Posicionamiento Global/Sistema GPS
Explanation:
In Mexico, it is usually called "Sistema de Posicionamiento Global"...although it is also just simply called "Sistema GPS".

Hope this helps:-)
terry
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Terry Burgess
Mexico
Local time: 14:41
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si, yo tambien oi solo GPS; no supe el resto
Gracias
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Summary of answers provided
na +4Sistema de Posicionamiento Global/Sistema GPS
Terry Burgess
na +1Sistema de posicionamiento global
Judy Rojas
naSistema de Posicionamiento GlobalJaime Aguirre
nasistema de posicionamiento global
CCW
naPosicionador Satelital (GPS)
Elinor Thomas


  

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4 mins
Posicionador Satelital (GPS)


Explanation:
The acronym remains the same and in Argentina they are called Posicionador Satelital.

Ref._ My husband has one on his total station (he is surveying engineer).

HTH :-))

Elinor Thomas
Local time: 17:41
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in pair: 860
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9 mins peer agreement (net): +4
Sistema de Posicionamiento Global/Sistema GPS


Explanation:
In Mexico, it is usually called "Sistema de Posicionamiento Global"...although it is also just simply called "Sistema GPS".

Hope this helps:-)
terry


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Terry Burgess
Mexico
Local time: 14:41
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 3315
Grading comment
si, yo tambien oi solo GPS; no supe el resto
Gracias

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  alfatauri
1 min
  -> Thx Paula:-)

agree  Patricia Lutteral: sí, hace poco lo traduje para España así (confirmado el uso)
7 mins

agree  Alfonso Romero: I arrived late, but anyway I wanted to confirm terry´s answer
17 mins

agree  Yaotl Altan
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Sistema de posicionamiento global


Explanation:
Esta es la traduccion utilizada ver los siguientes referencias.
Saludos Ricardo
Traductor, intérprete
Santiago, Chile


    Reference: http://www.teninfo.com/senderos/gps1.htm
Judy Rojas
Chile
Local time: 17:41
Native speaker of: Spanish
PRO pts in pair: 1139

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agree  alfatauri
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13 mins
sistema de posicionamiento global


Explanation:
sistema de posicionamiento global (GPS)

Esta es la forma de traducirlo.

Hay muchas páginas en Internet con esta expresión.

Espero que te sirva.


    Reference: http://www.larioja.org/ma/gps.htm
    Reference: http://cfa-www.harvard.edu/space_geodesy/ATLAS/gps_es.html
CCW
Native speaker of: Native in SwedishSwedish, Native in SpanishSpanish
PRO pts in pair: 302
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18 mins
Sistema de Posicionamiento Global


Explanation:
Red Geoestacionaria de Satélites para Posicinamiento Global
(GPS)


    Trabajos anteriores y usuario del sistema
    Reference: http://www.spintra.com
Jaime Aguirre
PRO pts in pair: 430
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