scaffolding

Listen:

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈskæfəldɪŋ/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈskæfəldɪŋ, -oʊl-/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(skafəl ding, -ōl-)



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scaffolding

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the [construction, building, site, works] scaffolding
  2. [metal, wooden, steel] scaffolding
  3. [wood, materials] for scaffolding
  4. [loose, uneven, unbalanced, firm] scaffolding
  5. [hanging, swinging] from the scaffolding
  6. [lay, position, extend, mount, check] the scaffolding
  7. erect scaffolding around the [tower, facade, building]
  8. laid scaffolding to [maintain, keep] their balance
  9. keep (the) [tools, buckets, pails] on the scaffolding
  10. [tripped, stumbled, fell] on the scaffolding
  11. the [worker, builder] fell off the scaffolding
  12. the scaffolding collapsed
  13. put up the scaffolding
  14. take down the scaffolding
  15. scaffolding against the [walls, store front, building, property]
n as adj
  1. a scaffolding [pole, beam, bar, plank]
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