HyperDic: framework

English > 3 senses of the word framework:
NOUNcognitionframework, model, theoretical accounta hypothetical description of a complex entity or process
attributeframework, fabricthe underlying structure
artifactframework, framea structure supporting or containing something
framework > pronunciation
Rhymesartwork ... work: 53 rhymes with erk...
English > framework: 3 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA hypothetical description of a complex entity or process.
Synonymsmodel, theoretical account
NarrowerCopernican system(astronomy) Copernicus' astronomical model in which the Earth rotates around the sun
M-theory(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
Ptolemaic system(astronomy) Ptolemy's model of the universe with the Earth at the center
mean sunA 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
simulation, computer simulation(computer science) the technique of representing the real world by a computer program
stochastic processA statistical process involving a number of random variables depending on a variable parameter (which is usually time)
string theory(particle physics) a theory that postulates that subatomic particles are one-dimensional strings
Broaderhypothesis, possibility, theoryA tentative insight into the natural world
Spanishmarco, marco teórico, modelo
Catalanmarc, marc teòric, model
English > framework: 3 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe underlying structure.
Example"providing a factual framework for future research"
BroaderstructureThe manner of construction of something and the arrangement of its parts
Spanisharmazón, fundamento
English > framework: 3 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA structure supporting or containing something.
Partsbacking, mountSomething forming a back that is added for strengthening
brace, bracingA structural member used to stiffen a framework
NarrowerairframeThe framework and covering of an airplane or rocket (excluding the engines)
arbor, arbour, bower, pergolaA framework that supports climbing plants
bustleA framework worn at the back below the waist for giving fullness to a woman's skirt
casing, caseThe enclosing frame around a door or window opening
climbing frameA framework of bars or logs for children to climb on
clotheshorseA framework on which to hang clothes (as for drying)
coamingA raised framework around a hatchway on a ship to keep water out
cornice, valance, valance board, pelmetA decorative framework to conceal curtain fixtures at the top of a window casing
deckle(paper making) a frame used to form paper pulp into sheets
derrickA framework erected over an oil well to allow drill tubes to be raised and lowered
doorframe, doorcaseThe frame that supports a door / door
fender, buffer, cowcatcher, pilotAn inclined metal frame at the front of a locomotive to clear the track
frame, framingA framework that supports and protects a picture or a mirror
frameThe framework for a pair of eyeglasses
gantry, gauntryA framework of steel bars raised on side supports to bridge over or around something
grate, gratingA frame of iron bars to hold a fire
grill, grille, grillworkA framework of metal bars used as a partition or a grate
gun carriageA framework on which a gun is mounted for firing
handbarrowA rectangular frame with handles at both ends
hayrack, hayrigA frame attached to a wagon to increase the amount of hay it can carry
honeycombA framework of hexagonal cells resembling the honeycomb built by bees
lattice, latticework, fretworkframework consisting of an ornamental design made of strips of wood or metal
mountingframework used for support or display
oxbowA wooden framework bent in the shape of a U
picture frameA framework in which a picture / picture is mounted
rackframework for holding objects
ribbingA framework of ribs
sash, window sashA framework that holds the panes of a window in the window frame
sawhorse, horse, sawbuck, buckA framework for holding wood that is being sawed
stocksA frame for constraining an animal while it is receiving veterinary attention or while being shod
stocksA frame that supports a boat while it is under construction
stretcherA wooden framework on which canvas is stretched and fixed for oil painting
tambour, embroidery frame, embroidery hoopA frame made of two hoops
tenterA framework with hooks used for stretching and drying cloth
trussA framework of beams (rafters, posts, struts) forming a rigid structure that supports a roof or bridge or other structure
undercarriageframework that serves as a support for the body of a vehicle
walker, baby-walker, go-cartAn enclosing framework on casters or wheels
walker, Zimmer, Zimmer frameA light enclosing framework (trade name Zimmer) with rubber / rubber castors or wheels and handles
wattleframework consisting of stakes interwoven with branches to form a fence
windowA framework of wood or metal that contains a glass windowpane and is built into a wall or roof to admit light or air
window frameThe framework that supports a window
Broadersupporting structureA structure that serves to support something
Spanisharmadura, armazón, carcasa, infraestructura
Catalanarmadura, carcassa, esquelet

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