Definition of falsework in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈfɔːlswəːk/
Pronunciation: /ˈfɒlswəːk/


[mass noun]
Temporary framework structures used to support a building during its construction.
Example sentences
  • These segments were supported by steel truss girders on falsework.
  • Primary steel was erected on 360 tons of falsework and in a certain order because of construction loading constraints and cantilevers.
  • When the eastern-most center element was erected and detailed, crews removed truss falsework.

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