Definitions for "Formwork"
Forms for shaping concrete footings, slabs, walls, drives, walks, etc.
Temporary structures or forms made of wood, metal, or plastic used in the placing of concrete to ensure the slurry is shaped to its desired final form. Formwork must be strong enough to support the considerable weight and pressure of wet concrete without deflection. See corner forms, filler forms, flexible forms, keyway forms, placement, radius forms, reversible forms, straight forms, slurry, tilt-up forms, tilt-up reversible forms, and transition forms.
temporary wooden structure into which concrete is poured to form a building part