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boarding, shuttering, formwork, falsework, planking

English translation: temporary scaffolding

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English term or phrase:falsework
English translation:temporary scaffolding
Entered by: Gilbert Ashley
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11:31 Mar 11, 2002
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Tech/Engineering - Construction / Civil Engineering / construction
English term or phrase: boarding, shuttering, formwork, falsework, planking
I suspect the 4 terms are not completely synonymous for a construction specialist; do you know of any differences?
anglista
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Explanation:
boarding- the use of boards for exterior siding
shuttering- use of boards for closing( shuttering) windows
formwork- use of boards for building concrete forms
falsework- temporary scaffolding for use during construction
planking- use of boards for flooring
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Gilbert Ashley
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Explanation:
boarding- the use of boards for exterior siding
shuttering- use of boards for closing( shuttering) windows
formwork- use of boards for building concrete forms
falsework- temporary scaffolding for use during construction
planking- use of boards for flooring


    Reference: http://www.nireland.com/bridgeman/Dictionary.htm
Gilbert Ashley
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agree  Gayle Wallimann: Great! Thanks for the reference, too.
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