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Meaning of FRAMEWORK

Pronunciation:  'freym`wurk

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a structure supporting or containing something
  2. [n]  the underlying structure; "restoring the framework of the bombed building"; "it is part of the fabric of society"
  3. [n]  a simplified description of a complex entity or process; "the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems"

FRAMEWORK is a 9 letter word that starts with F.


 Synonyms: fabric, frame, framing, model, theoretical account
 See Also: airframe, arbor, arbour, baby-walker, backing, bower, brace, bracing, buck, buffer, bustle, case, casing, climbing frame, clotheshorse, coaming, computer simulation, Copernican system, cornice, cowcatcher, deckle, derrick, doorcase, doorframe, embroidery frame, embroidery hoop, fender, fretwork, gantry, gauntry, go-cart, grate, grating, grill, grille, grillwork, gun carriage, handbarrow, hayrack, hayrig, honeycomb, horse, hypothesis, lattice, latticework, mean sun, mount, mounting, oxbow, pelmet, pergola, picture frame, pilot, possibility, Ptolemaic system, rack, ribbing, sash, sawbuck, sawhorse, simulation, stochastic process, stretcher, structure, supporting structure, tambour, tenter, theory, truss, undercarriage, valance, valance board, walker, wattle, window, window frame, window sash, Zimmer, Zimmer frame



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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.

Computing Dictionary

In object-oriented systems, a set of classes that embodies an abstract design for solutions to a number of related problems.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Seeing the framework of a house or other structures in your dream means integrity and your basic, core characteristics. Houses in dreams represents your self and its framework is symbolic of your belief system and the traits and attributes that makes you stand up for yourself. In particular, a wooden framework means a warm and yielding quality, where as a steel framework represents a cold and unyielding quality.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: angle, angle of vision, Anschauung, 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