Definition of Scaffolding

1. Noun. A system of scaffolds.

Exact synonyms: Staging
Terms within: Scaffold
Generic synonyms: System
Derivative terms: Scaffold



Definition of Scaffolding

1. n. A scaffold; a supporting framework; as, the scaffolding of the body.

Definition of Scaffolding

1. Noun. 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. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Scaffolding

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Scaffolding

scad
scads
scaevity
scaff
scaffie
scaffies
scaffold
scaffold hopping
scaffold protein
scaffold proteins
scaffoldage
scaffolded
scaffolder
scaffolders
scaffolding (current term)
scaffoldings
scaffolds
scaffs
scag
scagged
scagging
scaglia
scaglias
scagliola
scagliolas
scags
scail
scailed
scailing

Literary usage of Scaffolding

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1. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1922)
"We may refer to our own observation of the first forms of scaffolding. ... Then there came another form of scaffolding, which was a suspended wire platform ..."

2. The Weekly Reporter by Great Britain Parliament. House of Lords, Great Britain Privy Council (1905)
"PAWLEY. said: " I think it is made out to my satisfaction that the building was being constructed by means of a scaffolding. ..."

3. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1893)
"It was the duty of the defendant to use ordinary care to furnish for the use of the plaintiff and his fellow-workmen a scaffolding that was reasonably safe ..."

4. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1908)
"An Early Instance of Blowing-In Without " scaffolding- Down. ... I have never read any statement as to when and by whom " scaffolding" was first dispensed ..."

5. Annual ReportLabor laws and legislation (1902)
"scaffolding for use of employees.—A. person employing or directing another to ... scaffolding or staging swung or suspended from an overhead support, ..."

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