structure giving shape and support
"the computer program was based on a model of the circulatory and respiratory systems"
"providing a factual framework for future research"
"it is part of the fabric of society"
The old arm-chair, whose framework had been made any number of years ago.
出自： F. C. Burnand
A large majority of decisions must be made within the framework of a limited total resource.
A legal framework for individual workers' rights.