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Definition of Scaffolding


  1. A scaffold; a supporting framework; as, the scaffolding of the body.
  2. Materials for building scaffolds.

Scaffolding Quotations

Historically, the family has played the primary role in educating children for life, with the school providing supplemental scaffolding to the family.
Stephen Covey

The Liberal State is a mask behind which there is no face; it is a scaffolding behind which there is no building.
Benito Mussolini

A schedule defends from chaos and whim. It is a net for catching days. It is a scaffolding on which a worker can stand and labor with both hands at sections of time.
Annie Dillard

Our systems, perhaps, are nothing more than an unconscious apology for our faults, a gigantic scaffolding whose object is to hide from us our favorite sin.
Henri Frederic Amiel

The thing that most attracts me to historical fiction is taking the factual record as far as it is known, using that as scaffolding, and then letting imagination build the structure that fills in those things we can never find out for sure.
Geraldine Brooks
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Scaffolding Translations

scaffolding in Italian is intelaiatura, base
scaffolding in Spanish is andamiaje, armadura, bare

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