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scaffold
American English: /ˈskæfəld/
British English: /ˈskafəʊld/
, /ˈskaf(ə)ld/

Translation of scaffold in Spanish:

noun

  • 1 (Building)
    Example sentences
    • Then we hit on friends and neighbors to contribute toe board brackets, toe boards, scaffolds, ladders and moral support.
    • When setting a plank between ladders as a scaffold, be sure it extends a foot on each side and is clamped or nailed to its support
    • Working on roofs, high scaffolds, lift equipment or other areas where you're elevated well above ground level presents an ever-present hazard for professional and homeowner alike.
  • 2 (for execution)
    Example sentences
    • They were all angling for a better view of a simple wooden scaffold bearing a lone noose, which dangled in the breeze.
    • But whether displayed on a public scaffold in the eighteenth century, or the result of a scientific killing within the confines of a modern prison, the body of the executed criminal remains a vivid and striking symbol of the power of the law.
    • He was dangling from a hook, a few feet off a wooden scaffold.
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