scaffolding Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"scaffolding" in British English

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scaffoldingnoun [U]

uk   us   /ˈskæf.əl.dɪŋ/
a ​structure of ​metalpoles and ​woodenboards put against a ​building for ​workers to ​stand on when they ​want to ​reach the ​higherparts of the ​building: Scaffolding has been erected around the ​tower and ​repairwork will ​start next ​week.
(Definition of scaffolding from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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scaffoldingnoun [U]

 us   /ˈskæf·əl·dɪŋ, -ˌoʊl·dɪŋ/
a ​raisedstructure that ​supportsworkers and ​materials during ​work on a ​building: The scaffolding ​rises 10 ​stories above the ​street.
(Definition of scaffolding from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “scaffolding”
in Arabic سَقّالة…
in Korean 비계…
in Portuguese andaime…
in Catalan bastida…
in Japanese (工事などの)足場…
in Chinese (Simplified) 脚手架, 脚手架组…
in Turkish iskele, inşaat iskelesi…
in Russian леса (строительные)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鷹架…
in Italian impalcatura, ponteggio…
in Polish rusztowanie…
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