scaffolding


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scaf·fold·ing

 (skăf′əl-dĭng, skăf′ōl′-)
n.
1. A scaffold or system of scaffolds.
2. Materials used for constructing scaffolds.

scaffolding

(ˈskæfəldɪŋ)
n
1. a scaffold or system of scaffolds
2. (Building) the building materials used to make scaffolds

scaf•fold•ing

(ˈskæf əl dɪŋ, -oʊl-)

n.
1. a scaffold or system of scaffolds.
2. materials for scaffolds.
[1300–50]

Scaffolding

 a framework.
Example: scaffolding of words, 1718.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.scaffolding - a system of scaffoldsscaffolding - a system of scaffolds    
scaffold - a temporary arrangement erected around a building for convenience of workers
system - instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity; "he bought a new stereo system"; "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"

scaffolding

noun
A temporary framework with a floor, used by workmen:
Translations
سِقالاتسِقالات خَشَبِيَّه
lešení
stillads
rakennustelineet
skele
vinnupallar
足場
비계
gradbeni oder
byggnadsställning
นั่งร้าน
iskeleyapı iskelesi
giàn giáo

scaffolding

[ˈskæfəldɪŋ] Nandamio m, andamiaje m

scaffolding

[ˈskæfəldɪŋ] néchafaudage m

scaffolding

nGerüst nt; to put up scaffoldingein Gerüst aufbauen

scaffolding

[ˈskæfldɪŋ] nimpalcatura

scaffold

(ˈskӕfəld) noun
a raised platform especially for use formerly when putting a criminal etc to death.
ˈscaffolding noun
an erection of metal poles and wooden planks used by men at work on (the outside of) a building.

scaffolding

سِقالات lešení stillads Baugerüst σκαλωσιά andamiaje rakennustelineet échafaudage skele impalcatura 足場 비계 steiger stillas rusztowanie andaime леса byggnadsställning นั่งร้าน iskele giàn giáo 脚手架
References in classic literature ?
We saw a tall wooden scaffolding on the very peak of the summit, a hundred yards away, and made for it.
Let's get the scaffolding up, then, for a pair of whiskers.
He knew very well that no young girl would joke about a real dishonor; but he took good care not to knock over the pretty scaffolding of her lie as he touched it.
I had a dim impression of scaffolding, but I was already going too fast to be conscious of any moving things.
Her father, who was a mason, was killed by falling from a scaffolding.
In the excess of his zeal he had accompanied the cart containing the scaffolding as far as the king's window, and one of the crossbeams fell on his leg and broke it.
Look at Adam through the rest of the day, as he stands on the scaffolding with the two-feet ruler in his hand, whistling low while he considers how a difficulty about a floor-joist or a window-frame is to be overcome; or as he pushes one of the younger workmen aside and takes his place in upheaving a weight of timber, saying, "Let alone, lad
Amelie was the last of the pupils to leave the studio; from there she went down to Madame Servin's apartment and talked with her for a moment; then she pretended to have left her bag, ran softly back to the studio, and found Ginevra once more mounted on her frail scaffolding, and so absorbed in the contemplation of an unknown object that she did not hear the slight noise of her companion's footsteps.
Nothing further was said between them on the subject, but when the scaffolding went up she saw that it was for only one story.
Some scaffolding had been erected against the end wall, and the stone-work had been broken into, but there were no signs of any workmen at the moment of our visit.
It was an impotent man, both halt and crippled, and halt and crippled to such a degree that the complicated system of crutches and wooden legs which sustained him, gave him the air of a mason's scaffolding on the march.
Prince Andrew spoke with some animation and interest only of the new homestead he was constructing and its buildings, but even here, while on the scaffolding, in the midst of a talk explaining the future arrangements of the house, he interrupted himself: