noun (plural waldos or waldoes)
- A remote-controlled device for handling or manipulating objects.More example sentences
- Robert Heinlein was responsible for ‘waldoes,’ those automated gloves that scientists use to manipulate dangerous items by remote control.
1940s: named after Waldo F. Jones, a fictional inventor described by Robert Heinlein in a science fiction story.
More definitions of waldoDefinition of waldo in:
- The US English dictionary