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GPS (global positioning system)

Of or referring to a space based navigation system that provides location, time, and weather conditions on earth.

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differential GPS (DGPS)

Telecommunications; GPS (global positioning system)

An extension of the GPS system that uses land-based radio beacons to transmit position corrections to GPS receivers. DGPS reduces the effect of selective availability, propagation delay, etc. and can ...

cartography

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The art or technique of making maps or charts. Many GPS receivers have detailed mapping—or cartography—capabilities.

class of survey

Telecommunications; GPS (global positioning system)

Class of Survey is a means of categorising the internal quality, or precision of a survey. The number of categories, the notation applied, and the accuracy tolerances defining the transition from one ...

clock bias

Telecommunications; GPS (global positioning system)

The difference between the indicated clock time in the GPS receiver and true universal time (or GPS satellite time).

clock offset

Telecommunications; GPS (global positioning system)

A constant difference in the time reading between two clocks, normally used to indicate a difference between two time zones.

code phase

Telecommunications; GPS (global positioning system)

GPS measurements based on the C/A-Code. The term is sometimes restricted to the C/A- or P-Code pseudo-range measurement when expressed in units of cycles.

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