As nouns the difference between scaffold and trestle
is that scaffold
is a structure made of scaffolding, for workers to stand on while working on a building while trestle
is a horizontal member supported near each end by a pair of divergent legs, such as sawhorses.
As a verb scaffold
is to set up a scaffolding; to surround a building with scaffolding.
A structure made of scaffolding, for workers to stand on while working on a building.
An elevated platform on which a criminal is executed.
(metalworking) An accumulation of adherent, partly fused material forming a shelf or dome-shaped obstruction above the tuyeres in a blast furnace.
* go to the scaffold
* send to the scaffold
* superscaffold, superscaffolding
To set up a scaffolding; to surround a building with scaffolding.
A horizontal member supported near each end by a pair of divergent legs, such as sawhorses.
A folding or fixed set of legs used to support a tabletop or planks.
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A framework, using spreading, divergent pairs of legs used to support a bridge.
A trestle bridge.
- He turned the knob, but the door was locked. Retracing his steps past a vacant lot, the young man entered a shop where a colored man was employed in varnishing a coffin, which stood on two trestles in the middle of the floor.
* trestle bed
* trestle board
* trestle table