Associations to the word «Dado»


DADO, noun. (architecture) The section of a pedestal above the base.
DADO, noun. (architecture) The lower portion of an interior wall decorated differently from the upper portion.
DADO, noun. (carpentry) The rectangular channel in a board cut across the grain.
DADO, verb. (transitive) To furnish with a dado.
DADO, verb. (transitive) To cut a dado.
DADO RAIL, noun. A horizontal moulding fixed to an interior wall about 4-5 feet above the floor.
DADO RAILS, noun. Plural of dado rail

Dictionary definition

DADO, noun. Panel forming the lower part of an interior wall when it is finished differently from the rest of the wall.
DADO, noun. The section of a pedestal between the base and the surbase.
DADO, noun. A rectangular groove cut into a board so that another piece can fit into it.
DADO, verb. Provide with a dado; "The owners wanted to dado their dining room".
DADO, verb. Cut a dado into or fit into a dado.

Wise words

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