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falsework

[fawls-wurk] /ˈfɔlsˌwɜrk/
noun
1.
framework for supporting a structure under construction that is not yet capable of supporting itself.
Origin of falsework
1870-1875
1870-75; false + work
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falsework

/ˈfɔːlsˌwɜːk/
noun
1.
a framework supporting something under construction
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