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dom·i·no 1

 (dŏm′ə-nō′)
n. pl. dom·i·noes or dom·i·nos
1.
a. A small rectangular wood or plastic block, the face of which is divided into halves, each half being blank or marked by dots resembling those on dice.
b. dominoes or dominos(used with a sing. or pl. verb) A game played with a set of these small blocks, generally 28 in number.
2. A country expected to react politically to events as predicted by the domino theory: "The dominos did indeed fall in Indochina" (Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.).

[French, probably from domino, mask, perhaps because of the resemblance between the eyeholes and the spots on some of the tiles; see domino2.]

dom·i·no 2

 (dŏm′ə-nō′)
n. pl. dom·i·noes or dom·i·nos
1.
a. A costume consisting of a hooded robe worn with an eye mask at a masquerade.
b. The mask so worn.
2. One wearing this costume.

[French, probably from Latin (benedīcāmus) dominō, (let us praise) the Lord, dative of dominus, lord; see dem- in Indo-European roots.]

domino

(ˈdɒmɪˌnəʊ)
n, pl -noes
1. (Games, other than specified) a small rectangular block used in the game of dominoes, divided on one side into two equal areas, each of which is either blank or marked with from one to six dots
2. (modifier) exhibiting the domino effect: a domino pattern of takeovers.
[C19: from French, from Italian, perhaps from domino! master, said by the winner]

domino

(ˈdɒmɪˌnəʊ)
n, pl -noes or -nos
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a large hooded cloak worn with an eye mask at a masquerade
2. (Clothing & Fashion) the eye mask worn with such a cloak
[C18: from French or Italian, probably from Latin dominus lord, master]

Domino

(ˈdɒmɪnəʊ)
n
(Biography) Fats. real name Antoine Domino born 1928, US rhythm-and-blues and rock-and-roll pianist, singer, and songwriter. His singles include "Ain't that a Shame" (1955) and "Blueberry Hill" (1956)

dom•i•no1

(ˈdɒm əˌnoʊ)

n., pl. -noes.
1. a small, flat block, the face of which has two squares, each either blank or bearing pips or dots.
2. dominoes, (used with a sing. v.) a game in which the ends of such pieces are matched.
[1710–20; perhaps identical with domino2]

dom•i•no2

(ˈdɒm əˌnoʊ)

n., pl. -noes, -nos.
1. a loose, hooded cloak worn with a half mask by persons in masquerade.
2. the mask.
3. a person wearing such dress.
[1710–20; < Italian]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.domino - United States rhythm and blues pianist and singer and composer (born in 1928)Domino - United States rhythm and blues pianist and singer and composer (born in 1928)
2.domino - a loose hooded cloak worn with a half mask as part of a masquerade costume
cloak - a loose outer garment
fancy dress, masquerade costume, masquerade - a costume worn as a disguise at a masquerade party
3.domino - a mask covering the upper part of the face but with holes for the eyesdomino - a mask covering the upper part of the face but with holes for the eyes
mask - a covering to disguise or conceal the face
4.domino - a small rectangular block used in playing the game of dominoes; the face of each block has two equal areas that can bear 0 to 6 dots
block - a solid piece of something (usually having flat rectangular sides); "the pyramids were built with large stone blocks"
five, five-spot - a playing card or a domino or a die whose upward face shows five pips
four-spot, four - a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows four pips
one-spot - a domino or die whose upward face shows one pip
six-spot, six - a playing card or domino or die whose upward face shows six pips
Translations
حَجَر الدّومينولُعْبَةُ الدومينو
dominová kostkakostka domina
dominobrik
dominopalikka
domino
dominó
dómínókubbur
ドミノ
도미노
domino
dominodomino kauliņš
kocka domina
domino
โดมิโน
dominodomino taşı
quân cờ domino

domino

[ˈdɒmɪnəʊ]
A. N (dominoes (pl))
1. (= piece in game) → ficha f de dominó
dominoes (= game) → dominó msing
to play dominoesjugar al dominó, jugar dominó (LAm)
2. (= dress) → dominó m
B. CPD domino effect N (Pol) → reacción f en cadena
domino theory N (Pol) → teoría f de la reacción en cadena

domino

[ˈdɒmɪnəʊ] [dominoes] (pl)
ndomino m dominoes
npl (= game) → dominos mpldomino effect neffet m domino, effet m de domino

domino

n pl <-es>
Domino(stein) m; a game of dominoesein Dominospiel nt; to play dominoesDomino spielen
(= costume, mask)Domino m

domino

[ˈdɒmɪnəʊ] ntessera del domino dominoes npl (game) → domino msg

domino

(ˈdominəu) plural ˈdominoes noun
an oblong piece of wood etc marked with spots with which the game of ˈdominoes is played.

domino

لُعْبَةُ الدومينو dominová kostka dominobrik Dominostein ντόμινο dominó, ficha de dominó dominopalikka domino domino domino ドミノ 도미노 domino domino domino dominó домино domino โดมิโน domino quân cờ domino 多米诺骨牌
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