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framework

[′frām‚wərk]
(engineering)
The load-carrying frame of a structure; may be of timber, steel, or concrete.
(geology)
In a sediment or sedimentary rock, the rigid arrangement created by particles that support one another at contact points.
A fixed calcareous structure impervious to waves, built by sedentary organisms (for example, sponges, corals, and bryozoans) in a high-energy environment.

Framework

Composed of individual parts that are fitted and joined together as skeletal structures designed to produce a specific shape, or to provide temporary or permanent support.

framework

An assemblage of structural elements or members fitted together to form a structure, as a multistory building, a rigid-frame shed, or a truss.

framework

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

framework

(1) See application framework and enterprise framework.

(2) (FrameWork) One of the first integrated software packages for PCs that included a programming language. It was developed by Ashton-Tate, later acquired by Borland.
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15, with a delayed effective date for the implementation of two conceptual frameworks.
To be sure, teaching a new conceptual framework is not a panacea, and our success was dependent upon other factors.
In fact, much of the specific research discussed in those earlier sections can also be applied here: studies of information seeking and of learning with both traditional and emerging information resources, for example, can obviously contribute to a conceptual framework for research on ways in which the ILSSL contribute to learning.
Finally, we propose that one approach to improving culturally relevant career assessment is the conceptual framework derived from the present study for addressing hidden resources and barriers to career learning.
It is noteworthy that the conceptual framework presented refers to both the individual and organizational levels of analysis.
The four types of interactions of distance education in combination with these seven principles provide the conceptual framework (theoretical and conceptual models and principles) for the planning and assessment of distance teaching and learning.
When considered collectively, Concepts Statements form the GASB's conceptual framework which provides a foundation to guide the Board's development of accounting and financial reporting standards.
ACIS working group will meet in Moscow and prepare the two documents based on the OECD's Draft of the CIS Conceptual Framework of Accounting and Presentation Formats.
Marc Forster's study of Catholic religiosity in the lands of the Bishopric of Speyer pushes both the conceptual framework and chronology of the topic still further.
In this study, we tested a conceptual framework describing relations among students' motivational beliefs and learning strategies that were hypothesized earlier.
On one of the most controversial subjects, revenue recognition, he adds, "The view FASB is looking at right now for revenue recognition is very well grounded in the principles in the existing conceptual framework, based on the definitions of assets and liabilities.
The Kyrgyz Prime Minister ordered to set up the interdepartmental commission with the purpose to develop the draft of the conceptual framework of state regional policy of Kyrgyzstan and regional development regulations, reported press service of the Association of Cities of the Kyrgyz Republic.

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