Definition of shuttering in English:

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shuttering

Pronunciation: /ˈʃʌt(ə)rɪŋ/

noun

[mass noun]
1Wood in planks or strips used as a temporary structure to contain setting concrete, to support the sides of trenches, or similar.
Example sentences
  • 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.
1.1 [count noun] A temporary structure made from planks.

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