colo

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See also: Colo, colo-, and čoło

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

colo (uncountable)

  1. (computing) co-location.
    The previous wall outlet tests at their colo facility ran for 6 days straight without issue.
    One was a mistake in the colo, where there was a mislabeled circuit, so they cut power to 1/3 of one of our racks.

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a contraction of the preposition con (with) + neuter singular article lo (the).

Contraction[edit]

colo n (masculine col, feminine cola, masculine plural colos, feminine plural coles)

  1. with the

Catalan[edit]

Verb[edit]

colo

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of colar

Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Zoll.

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Noun[edit]

colo (accusative singular colon, plural coloj, accusative plural colojn)

  1. inch

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  • futo (foot); 12 inches
  • jardo (yard); 3 feet or 36 inches
  • mejlo (mile); 1,760 yards or 63,360 inches

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

colo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of colare

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Latin[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From earlier *quelō, from Proto-Indo-European *kʷel- (to move; to turn (around)). Many cognates including Ancient Greek πέλω (pélō), πόλος (pólos), τέλλω (téllō), τέλος (télos), τῆλε (têle), πάλαι (pálai), κύκλος (kúklos), Sanskrit चरति (cárati), English wheel. Same Proto-Indo-European root also gave Latin in-quil-īnus (inhabitant) and anculus (servant).

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Verb[edit]

present active colō, present infinitive colere, perfect active coluī, supine cultum

  1. I till, cultivate
  2. I inhabit
  3. I protect, nurture
  4. (figuratively) I worship, honor
    • 405 CE, Jerome, Vulgate Exodus.20.5
      Non adorabis ea, neque coles: ego sum Dominus Deus tuus fortis, zelotes, visitans iniquitatem patrum in filios, in tertiam et quartam generationem eorum qui oderunt me.
      Thou shalt not bow down thyself to them, nor serve them: for I the LORD thy God am a jealous God, visiting the iniquity of the fathers upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From cōlum (colander, strainer).

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Verb[edit]

present active cōlō, present infinitive cōlāre, perfect active cōlāvī, supine cōlātum

  1. I filter, strain, purify
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Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese colo, from Latin collum (neck).

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Noun[edit]

colo m (plural colos)

  1. lap (upper legs of a seated person)
  2. (anatomy) neck; collum (part of body connecting the head and the trunk)
  3. (anatomy) neck (part of a bone that connects its head to its body)
  4. (anatomy) cervix (necklike portion of any part)
  5. gap (mountain or hill pass)
  6. (botany) the channel of an archegonium
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin cōlon (colon), from Ancient Greek κῶλον (kôlon, limb).

Noun[edit]

colo m (plural colos)

  1. Alternative form of cólon

Etymology 3[edit]

Inflected form of colar (to glue; to adhere).

Verb[edit]

colo

  1. First-person singular (eu) present indicative of colar