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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