Gps. Global Positioning System

Science / Marine Biology / Gps. Global Positioning System: An electronic device that uses positioning signals from satellites in order to locate precisely latitutude and longitude. Now used nearly exclusively for locating ship sampling stations at sea, but also useful for locations near and on shore.

Other Words for Global

Global Verb Synonyms: worldwide, international, broad, extensive, wide-ranging, far-reaching, epidemic, pandemic, universal
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Other Words for System

System Noun Synonyms: scheme, method, approach, modus operandi, way, procedure, methodology, technique, plan, process, practice, routine
System Adjective Synonyms: organized whole, organization, set, group, combination, structure, arrangement, pattern, set-up
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National Wildlife Refuge System (NWRS)

Business / Agriculture / National Wildlife Refuge System (NWRS): Consists of all of the National Wildlife Refuges, the Waterfowl Production Areas, and certain other small tracts managed by states under cooperative agreements with the Fish and Wildlife Service. In g MORE

National Television System Committee (NTSC)

Technology / Home Audio / National Television System Committee (NTSC): Refers to the standards used for video broadcast and playback signal parameters in the U.S. Japan and other countries. Alternative systems used in Europe and some Asian countries are PAL and SECAM. MORE

Nervous System

Science / Biology / Nervous System: One of eleven major body organ systems in animals; coordinates and controls actions of internal organs and body systems, receives and processes sensory information from the external environment, and c MORE

Network Basic Input - Output System (NetBIOS)

Technology / Computers / Network Basic Input - Output System (NetBIOS): A commonly used networking protocol originally developed for LANs. Operates on the Session and Transport layers of the OSI model, so doesn't make use of physical network characteristics. MORE

Nonsystematic Risk

Business / Finance / Nonsystematic Risk: Nonmarket or firm-specific risk factors that can be eliminated by diversification. Also called unique risk or diversifiable risk. Systematic risk refers to risk factors common to the entire economy. MORE

Next Generation Water Level Measurement System (NGWLMS)

Science / Tides and Currents / Next Generation Water Level Measurement System (NGWLMS): A fully integrated system encompassing new technology sensors and recording equipment, multiple data transmission options, and an integrated data processing, analysis, and dissemination subsystem. MORE

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