dado

Primary Meanings of dado

1.
nv
a rectangular groove cut into a board so that another piece can fit into it
cut a dado into or fit into a dado
2.
n
the section of a pedestal between the base and the surbase
3.
n
panel forming the lower part of an interior wall when it is finished differently from the rest of the wall
Full Definitions of dado
1

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

Type of:
channel, groove
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)

v cut a dado into or fit into a dado

Type of:
groove
make a groove in, or provide with a groove

v provide with a dado

“The owners wanted to dado their dining room”
Type of:
furnish, provide, render, supply
give something useful or necessary to
2

n the section of a pedestal between the base and the surbase

Type of:
section, segment
one of several parts or pieces that fit with others to constitute a whole object
3

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

Synonyms:
wainscot
Type of:
panel
sheet that forms a distinct (usually flat and rectangular) section or component of something

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