framework

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • noun the supporting structure round which something is made or built
  • noun a set of ideas or principles that form the basis of something that will be developed more at a later stage

Computing

Construction

  • A network of structural members or components joined to form a structure, such as a truss or multi-level building.

Electronics

  • In object oriented programming, the set of classes that provide the structure for building an application. Also called application framework (2).

Information & Library Science

  • noun a set of rules or ideas that can be used to decide how to behave

Medical

  • noun the main bones which make up the structure of part of the body
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