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Definition of Frame

Noun: frame  freym

  1. The framework for a pair of eyeglasses
  2. A single one of a series of still transparent pictures forming a cinema, television or video film
  3. An alternative name for the body of a human being
    "Leonardo studied the frame";
    - human body, physical body, material body, soma, build, figure, physique, anatomy, shape, bod, chassis, form, flesh
  4. (baseball) one of nine divisions of play during which each team has a turn at bat
    - inning
  5. A single drawing in a comic strip
  6. An application that divides the user's display into two or more windows that can be scrolled independently
  7. A system of assumptions and standards that sanction behaviour and give it meaning
    - frame of reference
  8. The hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal
    - skeletal system, skeleton, systema skeletale
  9. The internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape
    "the building has a steel frame";
    - skeleton, skeletal frame, underframe
  10. A framework that supports and protects a picture or a mirror
    "the frame was much more valuable than the miror it held";
    - framing
  11. One of the ten divisions into which bowling is divided
Verb: frame  freym
  1. Enclose in or as if in a frame
    "frame a picture";
    - frame in, border
  2. Take or catch as if in a snare or trap
    "The innocent man was framed by the police";
    - ensnare, entrap, set up, stitch up [Brit]
  3. Formulate in a particular style or language
    - redact, cast, put, couch
  4. Make up plans or basic details for
    "frame a policy";
    - compose, draw up
  5. (construction) construct by fitting or uniting parts together
    - frame up

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