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Definition 1: panel forming the lower part of an interior wall when it is finished differently from the rest of the wall - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for dado in the sense of this definition

(dado is a kind of ...) sheet that forms a distinct (usually flat and rectangular) section or component of something

(... is part of dado) 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"

Definition 2: a rectangular groove cut into a board so that another piece can fit into it - [noun denoting artifact]

(dado is a kind of ...) 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)

Definition 3: the section of a pedestal between the base and the surbase - [noun denoting artifact]

(dado is a kind of ...) 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"

(... is part of dado) an architectural support or base (as for a column or statue)

Definition 4: cut a dado into or fit into a dado - [verb of contact]

(dado is a kind of ...) make a groove in, or provide with a groove

"groove a vinyl record"

(dado belongs to category ...) the craft of a carpenter: making things out of wood

Definition 5: provide with a dado - [verb of possession]

Samples where dado or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • The owners wanted to dado their dining room

(dado is a kind of ...) give something useful or necessary to

"We provided the room with an electrical heater"

(dado belongs to category ...) the craft of a carpenter: making things out of wood

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