ⓘ Dao, disambiguation. Dao, Dão or DAO may refer to: Dao sword 刀, a type of Chinese sword Tao Chinese: The Way 道, a philosophical concept Dao Naga sword, a weap ..

                                     

ⓘ Dao (disambiguation)

Dao, Dão or DAO may refer to:

  • Dao sword 刀, a type of Chinese sword
  • Tao Chinese: "The Way" 道, a philosophical concept
  • Dao Naga sword, a weapon and a tool of Naga people
                                     

1. People and language

  • Yao people, a minority ethnic group of Vietnam
  • Dao surname Dào, a Vietnamese surname
  • Dão footballer born 1984, Brazilian football defender
  • Dao Dungeons & Dragons, a type of genie in the game Dungeons & Dragons
  • Dao language Papuan, Indonesia
  • Dao language China
                                     

2. Places

  • Dao state, a historical state during the Zhou dynasty
  • Dao County, in Yongzhou, Hunan, China
  • Dão DOC, a wine region in Portugal
  • Dao, Capiz, Philippines
  • Dao country subdivision Dào, historical political divisions in China translated as "circuits"
  • Dão River, a river in Portugal
                                     

3. Science and technology

Biology

  • D-amino acid oxidase, a peroxisomal enzyme
  • D-aspartate oxidase, in enzymology
  • Diamine oxidase, an enzyme also known as histaminase involved in the metabolism of histamine
  • Dracontomelon dao, a species of tropical canopy tree known as dao in Filipino

Computing

  • Data access object, a design pattern used in object-oriented software engineering
  • Jet Data Access Objects, a general programming interface for database access on Microsoft Windows systems
  • Disk-at-Once, an optical disc recording mode
  • Decentralized autonomous organization, an organization that is run through rules encoded as computer programs called smart contracts

Other

  • Double action only, a trigger mechanism for semi-automatic firearms
  • De-asphalted oil, a crude oil refinery process stream
                                     

4. Organizations

  • The DAO organization, a former digital organization established in 2016
  • Daallo Airlines ICAO code
  • Dominion Astrophysical Observatory in Saanich, British Columbia, Canada
  • Defence Acquisition Organisation, the former name of the Australian Defence Materiel Organisation