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falsework Syllabification: false·work
Pronunciation: /ˈfôlswərk/

Definition of falsework in English:


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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