Scaffold


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scaffold

[′ska‚fōld]
(civil engineering)
A temporary or movable platform supported on the ground or suspended; used for working at considerable heights above the ground.

Scaffold

A temporary platform to support workers and materials on the face of a structure and to provide access to work areas above the ground; any elaborated platform.

Scaffold

 

an auxiliary structure in the form of a wooden deck placed on supports; it provides a platform from which workmen can peform certain types of construction work, such as putting up walls or finishing room interiors. Scaffolds are usually set up on floors. Modular scaffolds are widely used in modern construction work; they are made of steel and lightweight alloys and are equipped with mechanical and hydraulic jacks for height adjustments.

scaffold

1. A temporary platform to support workers and materials on the face of a structure and to provide access to work areas above the ground.
2. Any elevated platform.
References in classic literature ?
Be that as it might, the scaffold of the pillory was a point of view that revealed to Hester Prynne the entire track along which she had been treading, since her happy infancy.
Preparations were making on every side; chairs were placed, scaffolds were raised, and windows were hung with flags.
Then he is dressed, and then begins the procession through the town to the scaffold.
At the scaffold there is a ladder, and just there he burst into tears--and this was a strong man, and a terribly wicked one, they say
At the foot of the ladder he had been pale enough; but when he set foot on the scaffold at the top, his face suddenly became the colour of paper, positively like white notepaper.
Draw the scaffold so that only the top step of the ladder comes in clearly.
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