Meaning of SCAFFOLDING in English

SCAFFOLDING

[noun] [U] - a structure of wooden boards and metal poles put against a building for workers to stand on when they want to reach the higher parts of the buildingScaffolding has been erected around the tower and repair work will start next week.Many public buildings in the city are covered in scaffolding and closed to the public.See picture: Building and construction

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