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FIDO

[fahy-doh]
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noun Aeronautics.
  1. a system for evaporating the fog above airfield runways by the heat from burners.
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Origin of FIDO

1940–45; f(og) i(nvestigation) d(ispersal) o(perations)
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Historical Examples

  • So they all called in chorus,—Fido and the other honest friends.

    A Little Book of Profitable Tales

    Eugene Field

  • "Fido," said Abner, remembering it all, as the years came back.

  • Fido knew that, for there were caresses in every stroke of the dimpled hands.

  • As for Fido, he sat on the front porch and watched the people moving in.

  • So then and there began the friendship of Fido and the little boy.