Definition of dado in English:
noun (plural dados)
1The lower part of the wall of a room, below about waist height, if it is a different color or has a different covering than the upper part.
- Wallcovering which covers the lower part of the wall, or dado, and ending at the chair rail height.
- This technique is best used on doors, paneling, dados, baseboards and also as a subtle wall finish.
- The room had dark wood panelling, cream paint above the dado, a muted silver ceiling, and comfortably padded brown leather chairs.
1.1North American A groove cut in the face of a board, into which the edge of another board is fixed.
- Guide wood along the blade to make the dado grooves.
- Use a framing square to draw a line on the outside of the plywood for each dado joint so when finishing nails are used they will penetrate the shelves and not be visible on the inside.
- Check the plans for the specified depth and thickness of all your dado and rabbet cuts.
Words that rhyme with dadocarbonado, Feydeau, gambado, Oviedo, Toledo, tornado
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