Definitions for dadoˈdeɪ doʊ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. wainscot, dado(noun)

    panel forming the lower part of an interior wall when it is finished differently from the rest of the wall

  2. dado(noun)

    the section of a pedestal between the base and the surbase

  3. dado(verb)

    a rectangular groove cut into a board so that another piece can fit into it

  4. dado(verb)

    provide with a dado

    "The owners wanted to dado their dining room"

  5. dado(verb)

    cut a dado into or fit into a dado

Wiktionary

  1. dado(Noun)

    The section of a pedestal above the base.

  2. dado(Noun)

    The lower portion of an interior wall decorated differently from the upper portion.

  3. dado(Noun)

    The rectangular channel in a board cut across the grain.

  4. dado(Verb)

    To furnish with a dado.

  5. dado(Verb)

    To cut a dado.

  6. Origin: First attested in 1664. From dado.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dado(noun)

    that part of a pedestal included between the base and the cornice (or surbase); the die. See Illust. of Column

  2. Dado(noun)

    in any wall, that part of the basement included between the base and the base course. See Base course, under Base

  3. Dado(noun)

    in interior decoration, the lower part of the wall of an apartment when adorned with moldings, or otherwise specially decorated

  4. Origin: [It. dado die, cube, pedestal; of the same origin as E. die, n. See Die, n.]

Freebase

  1. Dado

    In architectural terminology, the dado is the lower part of a wall, below the dado rail and above the skirting board. The word is borrowed from Italian meaning "die" or plinth, This area is dramatically given a decorative treatment different from that for the upper part of the wall; for example panelling, wainscoting or lincrusta. The purpose of the dado treatment to a wall is twofold: historically, the panelling below the dado rail was installed to cover the lower part of the wall, which was subject to stains associated with rising damp; additionally the dado rail provided protection from furniture, in particular the backs of chairs. In modern homes, the dado treatment is generally aesthetic. The name derives from the architectural term for the part of a pedestal between the base and the cornice.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Dado

    dā′do, n. in classical architecture, the cubic block forming the body of a pedestal: a skirting of wood along the lower part of the walls of a room, often represented merely by wall-paper, painting, &c. [It.,—L. datus (talus, a die, being understood), given or thrown forth—dāre, to give.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dado in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dado in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Dado el tiempo suficiente, lo que va, siempre vuelve. Que es la ley del karma que prevalece, es decir, aquellos que intencionalmente daño a los demás siempre terminan recibiendo el sabor de su propia medicina -, les guste o no! así, Ser amable con la gente, no importa lo que pase. A su salud!

  2. Deodatta V. Shenai-Khatkhate:

    Que es sólo un mito que "rayo nunca cae dos veces en el mismo lugar". Muy recientemente, el 30 de junio 2014, tres rascacielos de altura en aumento desde chicago fueron alcanzados por un rayo 22 veces - 10 huelgas para los sears torre (alias willis), 8 a la torre del triunfo, y 4 para el centro hancock juan. científicamente hablando, hay una buena probabilidad de que un rayo puede golpear cualquier lugar más de una vez, dado el tiempo suficiente, y en el mismo lugar una y otra vez. puede tomar tan poco unos segundos en una sola tormenta eléctrica, o el tiempo que millones de años - pero un rayo finalmente golpeará dos veces, por lo menos. Y es la verdad que es más extraña que la ficción.

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