Definition of shuttering in English:
1Wood in planks or strips used as a temporary structure for fencing to contain setting concrete, to support the sides of trenches, etc.
- There's a flexibility in molding concrete by using temporary shuttering or a mould.
- The architect insisted that shuttering supporting the new stonework should be taken down.
- Forests have been razed (particularly in Queensland) to provide once-used shuttering for elegant poured concrete buildings.
1.1A temporary structure made from planks.
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