scaffold (plural scaffolds)
- A structure made of scaffolding for workers to stand on while working on a building.
- An elevated platform on which a criminal is executed.
- An elevated platform on which dead bodies are ritually disposed of, as by some Native American tribes.
- (metalworking) An accumulation of adherent, partly fused material forming a shelf or dome-shaped obstruction above the tuyeres in a blast furnace.
- (sciences) A structure that provides support for some other material.
- French: échafaudage, échafaud
- German: Gerüst
- Italian: impalcatura, ponteggio
- Portuguese: andaime
- Russian: леса́
- Spanish: andamio
- French: échafaud
- German: Schafott
- Italian: patibolo
- Portuguese: cadafalso
- Russian: эшафо́т
- Spanish: horca, patíbulo, cadalso
scaffold (scaffolds, present participle scaffolding; past and past participle scaffolded)
- (transitive) To set up a scaffolding; to surround a building with scaffolding.
- (transitive) To sustain; to provide support for.
- (transitive) To dispose of the bodies of the dead on a scaffold or raised platform, as by some Native American tribes.
- French: échafauder
- German: einrüsten
- Spanish: andamiar