Definition of falsework in English:

falsework

Line breaks: false|work
Pronunciation: /ˈfɔːlswəːk
 
, ˈfɒls-/

noun

[mass noun]
  • Temporary framework structures used to support a building during its construction.
    More 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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