Framework vs Scaffold - What's the difference?

framework | scaffold |


As nouns the difference between framework and scaffold

is that framework is software framework while scaffold is a structure made of scaffolding, for workers to stand on while working on a building.

As a verb scaffold is

to set up a scaffolding; to surround a building with scaffolding.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

framework

Noun

(en noun)
  • (literally)   The arrangement of support beams that represent a building's general shape and size.
  • (figuratively)   The larger branches of a tree that determine its shape.
  • (figuratively, especially in, computing)   A basic conceptual structure.
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    These ‘three principles of connexion’ comprise the framework of principles in Hume's account of the association of ideas.
  • (literally)   The identification and categorisation of processes or steps that constitute a complex task or mindset in order to render explicit the tacit and implicit.
  • Derived terms

    * architectural framework * framework agreement * software framework

    scaffold

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A structure made of scaffolding, for workers to stand on while working on a building.
  • An elevated platform on which a criminal is executed.
  • (metalworking) An accumulation of adherent, partly fused material forming a shelf or dome-shaped obstruction above the tuyeres in a blast furnace.
  • Derived terms

    * go to the scaffold * send to the scaffold * superscaffold, superscaffolding

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To set up a scaffolding; to surround a building with scaffolding.
  • Derived terms

    * scaffoldage * scaffolder * scaffolding