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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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The new AICPA Code of Professional Conduct is effective December 15, 2014; however, the conceptual frameworks and related interpretations will be effective December 15, 2015.
15, with a delayed effective date for the implementation of two conceptual frameworks.
Each small group was asked to answer the following question: "What is the usefulness of the Native American nursing conceptual framework in guiding nursing practice and research?
The boards concluded that for conceptual framework purposes, control should be defined in very general terms with more specific determinations being decided at the standard-setting level.
When all faculty were satisfied, this Conceptual Framework was formally adopted.
This report provides a conceptual framework to understand the ecologic characteristics of disease emergence based on between- and within-species transmission rates involving a potential disease reservoir population and a target host population.
In the second section, Dauvergne uses empirical evidence (obtained through participant observation) from Canada and Australia to analyze and assess her conceptual framework.
The conceptual framework also helped us manage situations where analytical decisions later required re-evaluation--what Lester and Piore call the "tension between analytical and interpretive thought.
This measure revealed the need for constructing policy dealing with standardising accounting practice and generating debate regarding the topic of the conceptual framework within the context of local jurisdiction, professional development and discipline of accounting as a fundamental tool of economic growth and social welfare.
The contents of most contributions to the collection exhibit and justify the revisionist conceptual framework explicitly formulated in the introduction.
5) Most recently, Sally Hutchinson and I used data from in-depth interviews with 70 young men to refine this conceptual framework, grounding it in empirical data.
They provide both a rationale and a conceptual framework for studying students' interactions with information as the kind of authentic learning that is the goal of education in the twenty-first century.

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