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scaffolding

noun [U] uk   us   /ˈskæf.əl.dɪŋ/
a structure of metal poles and wooden boards put against a building for workers to stand on when they want to reach the higher parts of the building: Scaffolding has been erected around the tower and repair work will start next week.
Translations of “scaffolding”
in Korean 비계…
in Arabic سَقّالة…
in Portuguese andaime…
in Catalan bastida…
in Japanese (工事などの)足場…
in Italian impalcatura, ponteggio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鷹架…
in Russian леса (строительные)…
in Turkish iskele, inşaat iskelesi…
in Chinese (Simplified) 脚手架, 脚手架组…
in Polish rusztowanie…
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