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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.
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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.
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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.
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framework

In object-oriented systems, a set of classes that embodies an abstract design for solutions to a number of related problems.
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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 framework will be applicable to all banks designated as domestic systemically important banks by the CBO, and at its discretion, the central bank may apply all or parts of the framework to any other bank licensed by it.
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"Focusing on practical help and advice we have successfully increased north west based participation in the Frameworks programme and I expect this to rise for FP7."
That new framework needs to be built on the understanding that the environment is a living system.
This paper has identified conceptual frameworks for beliefs and for the learning environment, and a 'linking' research precedent which may further our ability as educators to meet the responsibility, as specified by McCollum (2006), of enhancing the learning environment.
The researchers exposed each framework to increasing amounts of carbon dioxide gas in a closed system at room temperature.
The directive defines frameworks as general agreements with suppliers providing terms and conditions, in particular relating to price and quantity, under which specific purchases can be made during a defined term.
Importantly, the SEC rule added, "Under our final rules, management of a foreign reporting company which relies on such an evaluation framework used in its home country is nevertheless under an obligation to state affirmatively whether its company's internal controls are, or are not, effective." The U.S.
"Then he's got to start building a framework around an existing infrastructure that can accommodate change in the future."
However, similar-sounding frameworks are not compared clearly and systematically, such that a student could turn to a summary chapter that readily identifies differences in principles and practices.