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waldo

Syllabification: wal·do
Pronunciation: /ˈwôldō
 
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Definition of waldo in English:

noun (plural waldos or waldoes)

A remote manipulator, as for puppets, operated either mechanically or electronically.
Example sentences
  • Robert Heinlein was responsible for ‘waldoes,’ those automated gloves that scientists use to manipulate dangerous items by remote control.

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