Definitions for scaffoldingˈskæf əl dɪŋ, -oʊl-
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a system of scaffolds
A temporary modular system of tubes forming a framework used to support people and material in the construction or repair of buildings and other large structures.
a scaffold; a supporting framework; as, the scaffolding of the body
materials for building scaffolds
Scaffolding is a temporary structure used to support people and material in the construction or repair of buildings and other large structures. It is usually a modular system of metal pipes or tubes, although it can be from other materials. Bamboo is frequently used in Asia.
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Right now, it looks like more (like) the scaffolding is the real danger.
We think that parents play an important scaffolding role, helping their children to make more thoughtful decisions.
After 10 more minutes, the scaffolding, which was about 20 meters (65 feet) high, suddenly collapsed. I quickly grabbed an iron bar but fell free, people were screaming, calling for help from the rubble.
We’re really worried about this because there’s sort of this critical time between being born and reaching the early 20s when you’re setting up the scaffolding of life (in terms of the geometry and density of the bone), you sort of max out in your early 20s and there is real concern that the lifestyle of young people nowadays versus 40 or 50 years ago is setting people up to be more at risk as adults for not having a very robust bone bank as they age.
Translations for scaffolding
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- փայտամած, լաստակArmenian
- impalcatura, ponteggioItalian
- საშენი ხე-ტყეGeorgian
- скеле, skeleSerbo-Croatian
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