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  Definition of framework
  1. a structure supporting or containing something
  2. the underlying structure; "restoring the framework of the bombed building"; "it is part of the fabric of society"
  3. a simplified description of a complex entity or process; "the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems"
Similar Words: frame, framing, fabric, model, theoretical account

 

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

 

Derivational Morphology: frame, frame in, border, redact, cast, put, couch, model, simulate, pattern

 

 
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