Scaffolding on a building.
A system of wood platforms and metal polls that is constructed outside of a building that a window washer uses to climb up and wash windows on the 10th floor is an example of scaffolding.
- the poles, planks, etc. that form a scaffold
- a scaffold or system of scaffolds
- A scaffold or system of scaffolds.
- Materials used for constructing scaffolds.
(usually uncountable, plural scaffoldings)