Origin of dawMiddle English dawe, akin to Old High German taha, German dohle from Proto-Germanic an unverified form dhakw-, echoic of its cry
Origin of dawMiddle English dawe
(third-person singular simple present daws, present participle dawing, simple past and past participle dawed)
Middle English dawen, from Old English dagian (“to dawn”), from Proto-Germanic *dagāną (“to become day, dawn”), from Proto-Germanic *dagaz (“day”), from Proto-Indo-European *dʰAǵʰ- (“day”). More at day.
- A surname.
From a Middle English short form of David. Also a nickname from the (jack)daw.
daw - Computer Definition
(Digital Audio Workstation) Software running on a Mac or Windows computer that is used by professional sound engineers to record and mix digital audio tracks. A DAW is used to combine dialogue, music and special effects such as reverberation and delay. Many of the features of high-end audio editing software can be provided with open source software (see sound editor). See MDM.