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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FRAMEWORK

The framework is to be covered with cloth in the same manner as the planes.

The framework is of bamboo, strengthened and held taut with wire guys.

Struts (also of spruce, as is all the framework) are elliptical in shape.

Martino mounted the bed, and swung for an instant from the framework of the canopy.

It is I who outline with mystic taps the framework of the story.

Asking this, she put her hands upon the edges of the framework of the canvas.

Then he gives me the framework of what old Vincenzo had been telling him.

The framework on which the coils are wound consists of a base and top of slate.

We now come to the type-page, of which the paper is only the carrier and framework.

The shortened hours become a part of the framework of production.

WORD ORIGIN

1640s, from frame (n.) + work (n.). Figurative sense is from 1816.

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