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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Colo,  IA  (city,  FIPS  15240) 
  Location:  42.01587  N,  93.31847  W 
  Population  (1990):  771  (305  housing  units) 
  Area:  2.0  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  50056 
 
  From  Jargon  File  (4.2.3,  23  NOV  2000)  [jargon]: 
 
  co-lo  /koh'loh`/  n.  [very  common;  first  heard  c.1995]  Short 
  for  `co-location',  used  of  a  machine  you  own  that  is  physically  sited 
  on  the  premises  of  an  ISP  in  order  to  take  advantage  of  the  ISP's  direct 
  access  to  lots  of  network  bandwidthm.  Often  in  the  phrases  `co-lo  box' 
  or  `co-lo  machines'.  Co-lo  boxes  are  typically  web  and  FTP  servers 
  remote-administered  by  their  owners,  who  may  seldom  or  never  visit  the 
  actual  site. 
 
 




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