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 for waldo
From The Jargon File (version 4.4.7, 29 Dec 2003) :

  waldo
   /wol'doh/, n.
  
      [From Robert A. Heinlein's story Waldo]
  
      1. A mechanical agent, such as a gripper arm, controlled by a human limb.
      When these were developed for the nuclear industry in the mid-1940s they
      were named after the invention described by Heinlein in the story, which he
      wrote in 1942. Now known by the more generic term telefactoring, this
      technology is of intense interest to NASA for tasks like space station
      maintenance.
  
      2. At Harvard (particularly by Tom Cheatham and students), this is used
      instead of foobar as a metasyntactic variable and general nonsense word.
      See foo, bar, foobar, quux.
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  waldo
  
     /wol'doh/ [Robert A. Heinlein's story "Waldo"] 1. A mechanical
     agent, such as a gripper arm, controlled by a human limb.
     When these were developed for the nuclear industry in the
     mid-1940s they were named after the invention described by
     Heinlein in the story, which he wrote in 1942.  Now known by
     the more generic term "telefactoring", this technology is of
     intense interest to NASA for tasks like space station
     maintenance.
  
     2. At Harvard (particularly by Tom Cheatham and students), this is
     used instead of foobar as a metasyntactic variable and general
     nonsense word.
  
     [{Jargon File]
  
     (2015-03-22)
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) :

  Waldo -- U.S. County in Maine
     Population (2000):    36280
     Housing Units (2000): 18904
     Land area (2000):     729.728767 sq. miles (1889.988750 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    123.013378 sq. miles (318.603172 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    852.742145 sq. miles (2208.591922 sq. km)
     Located within:       Maine (ME), FIPS 23
     Location:             44.474743 N, 69.117983 W
     Headwords:
      Waldo
      Waldo, ME
      Waldo County
      Waldo County, ME
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Waldo, WI -- U.S. village in Wisconsin
     Population (2000):    450
     Housing Units (2000): 174
     Land area (2000):     0.849863 sq. miles (2.201134 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.034779 sq. miles (0.090077 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.884642 sq. miles (2.291211 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            83100
     Located within:       Wisconsin (WI), FIPS 55
     Location:             43.675585 N, 87.946636 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     53093
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Waldo, WI
      Waldo
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Waldo, AR -- U.S. city in Arkansas
     Population (2000):    1594
     Housing Units (2000): 749
     Land area (2000):     2.212800 sq. miles (5.731125 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    2.212800 sq. miles (5.731125 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            72350
     Located within:       Arkansas (AR), FIPS 05
     Location:             33.351944 N, 93.294372 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     71770
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Waldo, AR
      Waldo
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Waldo, FL -- U.S. city in Florida
     Population (2000):    821
     Housing Units (2000): 407
     Land area (2000):     1.719481 sq. miles (4.453435 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    1.719481 sq. miles (4.453435 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            74925
     Located within:       Florida (FL), FIPS 12
     Location:             29.789831 N, 82.170881 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     32694
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Waldo, FL
      Waldo
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Waldo, OH -- U.S. village in Ohio
     Population (2000):    332
     Housing Units (2000): 153
     Land area (2000):     0.650403 sq. miles (1.684535 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.650403 sq. miles (1.684535 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            80500
     Located within:       Ohio (OH), FIPS 39
     Location:             40.458481 N, 83.078054 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     43356
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Waldo, OH
      Waldo
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Waldo, KS -- U.S. city in Kansas
     Population (2000):    48
     Housing Units (2000): 32
     Land area (2000):     0.381064 sq. miles (0.986950 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.000000 sq. miles (0.000000 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    0.381064 sq. miles (0.986950 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            74575
     Located within:       Kansas (KS), FIPS 20
     Location:             39.120162 N, 98.797863 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):     67673
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Waldo, KS
      Waldo
  

From U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000) :

  Waldo, AL -- U.S. town in Alabama
     Population (2000):    281
     Housing Units (2000): 114
     Land area (2000):     2.841983 sq. miles (7.360703 sq. km)
     Water area (2000):    0.027533 sq. miles (0.071309 sq. km)
     Total area (2000):    2.869516 sq. miles (7.432012 sq. km)
     FIPS code:            79488
     Located within:       Alabama (AL), FIPS 01
     Location:             33.393674 N, 86.032763 W
     ZIP Codes (1990):    
     Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs.
     Headwords:
      Waldo, AL
      Waldo
  

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