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Definition 1: a structure supporting or containing something - [noun denoting artifact]

Synonyms for framework in the sense of this definition

(framework is a kind of ...) a structure that serves to support something

(... is a kind of framework ) the framework that supports a window

(... is a kind of framework ) a framework for holding wood that is being sawed

(... is a kind of framework ) a framework that holds the panes of a window in the window frame

(... is a kind of framework ) a framework of ribs

(... is a kind of framework ) framework for holding objects

(... is a kind of framework ) a framework in which a picture is mounted

(... is a kind of framework ) a wooden framework bent in the shape of a U; its upper ends are attached to the horizontal yoke and the loop goes around the neck of an ox

(... is a kind of framework ) framework used for support or display

(... is a kind of framework ) framework consisting of an ornamental design made of strips of wood or metal

(... is a kind of framework ) a frame for constraining an animal while it is receiving veterinary attention or while being shod

(... is a kind of framework ) a frame that supports a boat while it is under construction

(... is a kind of framework ) a wooden framework on which canvas is stretched and fixed for oil painting

(... is a kind of framework ) a framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air

(... is a kind of framework ) framework consisting of stakes interwoven with branches to form a fence

(... is a kind of framework ) a light enclosing framework (trade name Zimmer) with rubber castors or wheels and handles; helps invalids or the handicapped or the aged to walk

(... is a kind of framework ) an enclosing framework on casters or wheels; helps babies learn to walk

(... is a kind of framework ) framework that serves as a support for the body of a vehicle

(... is a kind of framework ) a framework of beams (rafters, posts, struts) forming a rigid structure that supports a roof or bridge or other structure

(... is a kind of framework ) a framework with hooks used for stretching and drying cloth

(... is a kind of framework ) a frame made of two hoops; used for embroidering

(... is a kind of framework ) a framework of hexagonal cells resembling the honeycomb built by bees

(... is a kind of framework ) a frame attached to a wagon to increase the amount of hay it can carry

(... is a kind of framework ) (paper making) a frame used to form paper pulp into sheets

(... is a kind of framework ) a decorative framework to conceal curtain fixtures at the top of a window casing

(... is a kind of framework ) a raised framework around a hatchway on a ship to keep water out

(... is a kind of framework ) a framework on which to hang clothes (as for drying)

(... is a kind of framework ) a framework of bars or logs for children to climb on

(... is a kind of framework ) the enclosing frame around a door or window opening

"the casings had rotted away and had to be replaced"

(... is a kind of framework ) a framework worn at the back below the waist for giving fullness to a woman's skirt

(... is a kind of framework ) a framework that supports climbing plants

"the arbor provided a shady resting place in the park"

(... is a kind of framework ) a framework erected over an oil well to allow drill tubes to be raised and lowered

(... is a kind of framework ) the frame that supports a door

(... is a kind of framework ) a rectangular frame with handles at both ends; carried by two people

(... is a kind of framework ) a framework on which a gun is mounted for firing

(... is a kind of framework ) a framework of metal bars used as a partition or a grate

"he cooked hamburgers on the grill"

(... is a kind of framework ) a frame of iron bars to hold a fire

(... is a kind of framework ) a framework of steel bars raised on side supports to bridge over or around something; can display railway signals above several tracks or can support a traveling crane etc.

(... is a kind of framework ) the framework for a pair of eyeglasses

(... is a kind of framework ) a framework that supports and protects a picture or a mirror

"the frame enhances but is not itself the subject of attention" "the frame was much more valuable than the miror it held"

(... is a kind of framework ) an inclined metal frame at the front of a locomotive to clear the track

(... is a kind of framework ) the framework and covering of an airplane or rocket (excluding the engines)

(framework is a part of ...) a structural member used to stiffen a framework

(framework is a part of ...) something forming a back that is added for strengthening

Definition 2: the underlying structure - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where framework or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • providing a factual framework for future research
  • it is part of the fabric of society

Synonyms for framework in the sense of this definition

(framework is a kind of ...) the manner of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts

"artists must study the structure of the human body" "the structure of the benzene molecule"

Definition 3: a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where framework or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems

Synonyms for framework in the sense of this definition

(framework is a kind of ...) a tentative insight into the natural world; a concept that is not yet verified but that if true would explain certain facts or phenomena

"a scientific hypothesis that survives experimental testing becomes a scientific theory" "he proposed a fresh theory of alkalis that later was accepted in chemical practices"

(... is a kind of framework ) (computer science) the technique of representing the real world by a computer program

"a simulation should imitate the internal processes and not merely the results of the thing being simulated"

(... is a kind of framework ) a theoretical sun that moves along the celestial equator at a constant speed and completes its annual course in the same amount of time the real sun takes at variable speeds

(... is a kind of framework ) (astronomy) Copernicus' astronomical model in which the Earth rotates around the sun

(... is a kind of framework ) (astronomy) Ptolemy's model of the universe with the Earth at the center

(... is a kind of framework ) (particle physics) a theory that involves an eleven-dimensional universe in which the weak and strong forces and gravity are unified and to which all the string theories belong

(... is a kind of framework ) (particle physics) a theory that postulates that subatomic particles are one-dimensional strings

(... is a kind of framework ) a statistical process involving a number of random variables depending on a variable parameter (which is usually time)

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