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da·do

(dā′dō)
n. pl. da·does
1. Architecture The section of a pedestal between base and cornice.
2. The lower portion of the wall of a room that is decorated differently from the upper section, as with panels.
3.
a. A rectangular groove cut into a board so that a like piece may be fitted into it.
b. The groove so cut.
tr.v. da·doed, da·do·ing, da·does
1. To furnish with a dado.
2.
a. To cut a dado in.
b. To fit into a dado.

[Italian, gaming die, cubical block, dado, from Old Italian, die, possibly from Latin datum, given, neuter past participle of dare, to give; see die2.]

dado

(ˈdeɪdəʊ)
n, pl -does or -dos
1. (Architecture) the lower part of an interior wall that is decorated differently from the upper part
2. (Architecture) architect the part of a pedestal between the base and the cornice
vb
(Architecture) (tr) to provide with a dado
[C17: from Italian: die, die-shaped pedestal, perhaps from Arabic dad game]

da•do

(ˈdeɪ doʊ)

n., pl. -does.
1. Also called die. the part of a pedestal between the base and the cornice or cap..
2. the lower broad part of an interior wall when distinctively finished with wallpaper, paneling, paint, etc.
3. a groove or rectangular section in a board for receiving the end of another board.
v.t.
4. to provide with a dado.
5. dado in, to insert (a board or the like) into a dado.
[1655–65; < Italian: die, cube, pedestal, perhaps < Arabic dad game]

dado


Past participle: dadoed
Gerund: dadoing

Imperative
dado
dado
Present
I dado
you dado
he/she/it dados
we dado
you dado
they dado
Preterite
I dadoed
you dadoed
he/she/it dadoed
we dadoed
you dadoed
they dadoed
Present Continuous
I am dadoing
you are dadoing
he/she/it is dadoing
we are dadoing
you are dadoing
they are dadoing
Present Perfect
I have dadoed
you have dadoed
he/she/it has dadoed
we have dadoed
you have dadoed
they have dadoed
Past Continuous
I was dadoing
you were dadoing
he/she/it was dadoing
we were dadoing
you were dadoing
they were dadoing
Past Perfect
I had dadoed
you had dadoed
he/she/it had dadoed
we had dadoed
you had dadoed
they had dadoed
Future
I will dado
you will dado
he/she/it will dado
we will dado
you will dado
they will dado
Future Perfect
I will have dadoed
you will have dadoed
he/she/it will have dadoed
we will have dadoed
you will have dadoed
they will have dadoed
Future Continuous
I will be dadoing
you will be dadoing
he/she/it will be dadoing
we will be dadoing
you will be dadoing
they will be dadoing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been dadoing
you have been dadoing
he/she/it has been dadoing
we have been dadoing
you have been dadoing
they have been dadoing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been dadoing
you will have been dadoing
he/she/it will have been dadoing
we will have been dadoing
you will have been dadoing
they will have been dadoing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been dadoing
you had been dadoing
he/she/it had been dadoing
we had been dadoing
you had been dadoing
they had been dadoing
Conditional
I would dado
you would dado
he/she/it would dado
we would dado
you would dado
they would dado
Past Conditional
I would have dadoed
you would have dadoed
he/she/it would have dadoed
we would have dadoed
you would have dadoed
they would have dadoed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dado - panel forming the lower part of an interior wall when it is finished differently from the rest of the walldado - panel forming the lower part of an interior wall when it is finished differently from the rest of the wall
panel - sheet that forms a distinct (usually flat and rectangular) section or component of something
wall - an architectural partition with a height and length greater than its thickness; used to divide or enclose an area or to support another structure; "the south wall had a small window"; "the walls were covered with pictures"
2.dado - the section of a pedestal between the base and the surbase
footstall, plinth, pedestal - an architectural support or base (as for a column or statue)
segment, section - one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object; "a section of a fishing rod"; "metal sections were used below ground"; "finished the final segment of the road"
3.dado - a rectangular groove cut into a board so that another piece can fit into it
groove, channel - a long narrow furrow cut either by a natural process (such as erosion) or by a tool (as e.g. a groove in a phonograph record)
Verb1.dado - provide with a dado; "The owners wanted to dado their dining room"
carpentry, woodworking, woodwork - the craft of a carpenter: making things out of wood
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
2.dado - cut a dado into or fit into a dado
carpentry, woodworking, woodwork - the craft of a carpenter: making things out of wood
groove - make a groove in, or provide with a groove; "groove a vinyl record"
Translations

dado

[ˈdeɪdəʊ] N (dadoes or dados (pl)) [of wall] → friso m (Archit) [of pedestal] → dado m

dado

[ˈdeɪdəʊ] n (also dado rail) → cimaise f baguette de bois horizontale partageant un mur en deux parties de décorations souvent différentes
The walls have been panelled up to the dado rail → La partie inférieure des murs a été lambrissée.

dado

n (of pedestal)Basis f; (of wall)Paneel nt

dado

[ˈdeɪdəʊ] n (of wall) → zoccolo decorato (Archit) → dado
References in classic literature ?
Like a dado round the room was the jutting line of splendid heavy game-heads, the best of their sort from every quarter of the world, with the rare white rhinoceros of the Lado Enclave drooping its supercilious lip above them all.
Even now March could not be certain whether the change was merely a sort of masquerade of sunshine, or that effect of clear colors and clean-cut outlines that is always visible on the parade of a marine resort, relieved against the blue dado of the sea.
There was a high dado of white wood and a green paper on which were etchings by Whistler in neat black frames.
The dissecting-room was a large apartment painted like the corridors, the upper part a rich salmon and the dado a dark terra-cotta.
The porter of the flats swears that no suspicious characters have been seen, and here he has pasted up a sort of dado on a public shop window, while the people in the shop--"
After so much self-colour and self-denial, Margaret viewed with relief the sumptuous dado, the frieze, the gilded wall-paper, amid whose foliage parrots sang.
O perfil não é nem uma medida nem um valor, mas um padrão de ocorrência de um certo fator (comportamento, interesse, patologia) num dado conjunto de variáveis.
Essas rotinas contribuiram para a aquisicao de dados com seguranca e confiabilidade, pois possibilitaram o acionamento das rotinas de teste para transmissao, decodificacao e leitura final do dado, com agilidade e uma estrutura relativamente simples.
But fortune favours the brave, especially in the betting ring, and David Arbuth not's Sophia Gardens is fancied to inflict an irregular defeat on Dado Mush.
But fortune favours the brave, especially in the betting ring, and David Arbuthnot's Sophia Gardens is fancied to inflict an irregular defeat on Dado Mush.
He's been a real firm favourite with the Rangers fans from the day he scored an overhead kick at Craven Cottage - you don't encounter many problems with somebody like Dado Prso.
The Ibrox side had been ahead twice in the game through goals from Peter Lovenkrands and Dado Prso but both were cancelled out by Pepe.