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formwork

[fawrm-wurk] /ˈfɔrmˌwɜrk/
noun
1.
the structure of boards, bolts, etc., composing a form for poured-concrete or rammed-earth construction.
Origin of formwork
1915-1920
First recorded in 1915-20; form + work
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British Dictionary definitions for formwork

formwork

/ˈfɔːmˌwɜːk/
noun
1.
an arrangement of wooden boards, bolts, etc, used to shape reinforced concrete while it is setting Also called (esp Brit) shuttering
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