[ noun ] a simplified description of a complex entity or process
"the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems"
Used in print(William G. Pollard, Physicist and Christian....)
There is no framework or structure of thought with_respect_to which we can organize it and no part of reality , as we know and apprehend it , with_respect_to which we can refer this experience .(Max F. Millikan and Donald L. M. Blackmer,...)
Only within the framework of a mature relationship characterized by honest appraisals of performance can we provide telling assistance .(Whit Masterson, Evil Come, Evil Go....)
Within this framework , what followed was strained , even macabre .
[ noun ] the underlying structure
"restoring the framework of the bombed building" "it is part of the fabric of society"
Used in print(Brainard Cheney, "Christianity and the Tragic Vision-Ut...)
We will recall that the still confident liberals of the Truman administration gathered with other Western utopians in San_Francisco to set_up the legal framework , finally and at_last , to rationalize war - to rationalize want and fear - out of the world : the United_Nations .
[ noun ] a structure supporting or containing something
supporting_structure window rack clotheshorse derrick sash sawhorse wattle airframe arbor picture_frame grate tambour trellis grill gun_carriage handbarrow cornice coaming hayrack bustle deckle mounting lattice honeycomb window_frame oxbow ribbing climbing_frame doorframe stretcher tenter gantry truss undercarriage walker walker fender casing brace backing frame frame