Translation of dado in Spanish:

dado

Pronunciation: /ˈdeɪdəʊ/

noun/nombre (plural -does or (British English/inglés británico) , -dos)

  • (of wall) friso (masculine); (of pedestal) dado (masculine)
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    • 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.
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    • We are therefore reminded of a pedestal of which the base, dado and cornice were alike, wholly clad in bronze.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (dadoes, dadoing, dadoed)

  • [wall/surface] ponerle* un friso a

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