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noun as in stage

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You, the parent, are the scaffold that surrounds the building.

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After the cells grew and divided, the researchers placed them in a gel scaffold and bathed the cells in hormones.

Within this capsule the scientists could make out the stirrup-shaped basal plate, which acts as a scaffold for softer tissues such as the inflated phallus, Swanson said.

We basically create a scaffold that provides the right guidance…for cells to take up fats in different places or become more striated.

Other innovative approaches have used apples as scaffolds for ears, or added antibiotics and other medication directly inside 3D-printed bones to help battle inflammation.

Two young black men stood under a scaffold outside the church trying to keep dry.

But of course no such “prophetic sight” or “spiritual glance,” as Villard also imagined it, carried that far from the scaffold.

For me, technology is a delightfully helpful crutch to scaffold me into more advanced meditative practices.

They were seeded in a lab onto a plastic scaffold, where it took less than a week for them to multiply and create a new windpipe.

And he walked into Lombard Street with the feelings of a culprit walking up the scaffold to his execution.

A Workman, who was mounted on a high scaffold to repair a town clock, fell from his elevated station, upon a man who was passing.

The Tories were reminded that his soldiers had guarded the scaffold before the Banqueting House.

She was summoned to present herself before the Convention, to confront her accuser, and defend herself from the scaffold.

Madame Roland had continued writing her memoirs until the hour in which she left her cell for the scaffold.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scaffold, such as: scaffolding, arena, boards, dais, frame, and platform.

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