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- A temporary modular system of tubes forming a framework used to support people and material in the construction or repair of buildings and other large structures.
2007 December 21, The New York Times, “Museum and Gallery Listings”, in New York Times:
- […] transparent scaffoldings partially draped with often hallucinatory nets of lines, gouges, hatching and cross-hatching that somehow also depict varying degrees of flesh, features and expression.
system of tubes or poles used to support people and material