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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Framework \Frame"work`\, n.
1. The work of framing, or the completed work; the frame or
constructional part of anything; as, the framework of
A staunch and solid piece of framework. --Milton.
2. Work done in, or by means of, a frame or loom.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a hypothetical description of a complex entity or process;
"the computer program was based on a model of the
circulatory and respiratory systems" [syn: model,
theoretical account, framework]
2: the underlying structure; "providing a factual framework for
future research"; "it is part of the fabric of society" [syn:
3: a structure supporting or containing something
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
60 Moby Thesaurus words for "framework":
Anschauung, angle, angle of vision, basis, cadre, case, casement,
casing, chassis, configuration, contour, delineation, doorframe,
eye, fabric, features, figuration, figure, footing, frame,
frame of reference, framing, gestalt, lattice, latticework, light,
lineaments, lines, main features, mental outlook, outline, outlook,
picture frame, place, point of view, position, profile,
reference system, regard, relief, respect, sash, shapes, shell,
side, sight, silhouette, situation, skeleton, slant, stand,
standpoint, structure, system, tournure, universe, view, viewpoint,
window case, window frame
From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (18 March 2015) :
In object-oriented systems, a set of classes that embodies
an abstract design for solutions to a number of related
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