HyperDic: scaffold

English > 3 senses of the word scaffold:
NOUNartifactscaffolda platform from which criminals are executed (hanged or beheaded)
artifactscaffolda temporary arrangement erected around a building for convenience of workers
VERBcontactscaffoldprovide with a scaffold for support
scaffold > pronunciation
Soundsskae'fahld
Rhymesaddled ... wrinkled: 103 rhymes with ahld...
English > scaffold: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA platform from which criminals are executed (hanged or beheaded).
Part ofinstrument of executionAn instrument designed and used to take the life of a condemned person
BroaderplatformA raised horizontal surface
Spanishcadalso, horca, patíbulo
Catalancadafal, patíbul
English > scaffold: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA temporary arrangement erected around a building for convenience of workers.
Part ofscaffolding, stagingA system of scaffolds
BroaderarrangementAn orderly grouping (of things or persons) considered as a unit
Spanishandamio
Catalanbastida
English > scaffold: 3 senses > verb 1, contact
MeaningProvide with a scaffold for support.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"scaffold the building before painting it"
Broaderhold, support, sustain, hold upBe the physical support of
Nounsscaffoldinga system of scaffolds

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