2 one of a series of still transparent photographs on a strip of film used in making movies
3 alternative names for the body of a human being; "Leonardo studied the human body"; "he has a strong physique"; "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak" [syn: human body, physical body, material body, soma, build, figure, physique, anatomy, shape, bod, chassis, form, flesh]
4 a period of play in baseball during which each team has a turn at bat [syn: inning]
5 the hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal [syn: skeletal system, skeleton, systema skeletale]
6 the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape; "the building has a steel skeleton" [syn: skeleton, skeletal frame, underframe]
2 enclose in a frame, as of a picture
3 take or catch as if in a snare or trap; "I was set up!"; "The innocent man was framed by the police" [syn: ensnare, entrap, set up]
4 formulate in a particular style or language; "I wouldn't put it that way"; "She cast her request in very polite language" [syn: redact, cast, put, couch]
6 construct by fitting or uniting parts together [syn: frame up]
EtymologyOld English framian.
- Rhymes: -eɪm
- Of a constructed object such as a building, to put together the
- Once we finish framing the house, we'll hang tin on the roof.
- Of a picture such as a painting or photograph, to add a decorative border.
- To position visually within a fixed boundary.
- The director frames the fishing scene very well.
- To construct in words so as to establish a context for understanding or
- How would you frame your accomplishments?
- The way the opposition has framed the argument makes it hard for us to win.
- Of a presumably innocent person, to cause to appear guilty.
- The gun had obviously been placed in her car in an effort to frame her.
put together the structural elements
- German: ausarbeiten, entwerfen
add a decorative border to a picture
position visually within a fixed boundary
establish a context in words
cause a person to appear guilty
- The structural elements of a building or other constructed
- Now that the frame is complete, we can start on the walls.''
- The structure of a person's body.
- His starved flesh hung loosely on his once imposing frame.
- A rigid, generally rectangular mounting for paper, canvas or
other flexible material.
- The painting was housed in a beautifully carved frame.
- A piece of photographic film containing an image.
- A film projector shows many frames in a single second.
- A context for
understanding or interpretation.
- In this frame, it's easy to ask the question that the investigators missed.
- A complete game of snooker, from break-off until all the balls (or as many as necessary to win) have been potted.
- An independent chunk of data sent over the wires of a network.
- In the context of "bowling": A set of balls whose results are added together for scoring purposes. Usually two balls, but only one ball in the case of a strike, and three balls in the case of a strike or a spare in the last frame of a game.
- The outer decorated portion of a stamp's image, often repeated on several issues although the inner picture may change.
- In the context of "animation": A division of time on a multimedia timeline, such as 1/30th of a second.
structural elements of a building or other constructed object
structure of a person's body
rigid, generally rectangular mounting
piece of photographic film containing an image
complete game of snooker
chunk of data
- German: Frame, Rahmen
- Polish: ramka
- Swedish: ram
A frame is a structural system that supports other components of a physical construction.
Frame may also refer to:
Building and construction
- Timber framing, a method of building for creating framed structures of heavy timber
- Framing (construction), a building term known as light frame construction
- Door frame or window frame, structures fixed to buildings, vehicles or other containers to which the hinges of doors or windows are attached and can be locked shut.
- A-frame, a basic structure designed to bear a load in a lightweight economical manner
- Frame and panel, a method of woodworking
- Space frame, a method of construction using lightweight materials
- Framer, a carpenter who assembles major structural elements in constructing a building.
Science and mathematics
- , therapeutic model focused on certain problems of youth
- Frameshift mutation, when a single base-pair is added to a DNA string, causing incorrect transcription
- Frame of a vector space, a generalization of a basis to sets of linearly dependent vectors which also satisfy the frame condition
- Frame of reference, the set of coordinates in which a system is observed
- Orthonormal frame, in Riemannian geometry
- Projective frame, in projective geometry
- Moving frame, in differential geometry
- Frames and locales, in order theory
- Frame bundle, in mathematics is a principal fiber bundle associated with any vector bundle.
- Basis (linear algebra), an ordered basis is also called a "frame"
- Data frame, a data-link layer PDU
- Stack frame, a part of a call stack
- Frame synchronization, receiving a stream of framed data. This is sometimes referred to as "framing".
- Framework, software
- a data structure in frame languages
- the frame problem in artificial intelligence
(World Wide Web), a method of displaying multiple HTML
documents on one page
- HTML frame, the frame element in HTML
- Frame Technology, a desktop publishing software company
- Frame (Artificial intelligence), in the field of Artificial Intelligence, frames are machine-usable formalizations of concepts or schemata that can be used for knowledge representation. Roughly speaking, they are similar to the object-oriented paradigm where they represent classes (called frames) with certain properties called attributes or slots whereas they do not have methods.
- Film frame, one of the many single photographic images in a motion picture
- Reframing (film technique), in film and programming
- E-frame, in the animated science fiction series Exosquad
- Knightmare Frame, in the anime series Code Geass
- Freeze frame (or Freeze Frame) can refer to:
- Freeze frame shot, a cinematographic technique
- Freeze frame television, a technique making use of freeze frame shots
- Freeze Frame (Godley & Creme album), an album by Godley & Creme
- Freeze Frame (J. Geils Band album), an album by the J. Geils Band
- Freeze Frame (film), a 2004 film directed by John Simpson
- Freeze Frame (pricing game), a pricing game on The Price is Right
- Freeze Frame'' (TV movie), a 1992 TV movie starring Shannen Doherty
Vehicles for transportation
- Frame (beehive), a structural element that holds honeycomb
- Picture frame, a solid border around a picture or painting
- Spinning frame
- Water frame
- Dressing frame
- Frame (dance), a connection between lead and follow in partner dancing
- climbing frame; a children's attraction in parks
- Framing (social sciences), terminology used in communication theory and sociology, where it relates to the contextual presentation of media content
- Frameup, to make an innocent party appear guilty of someone else's crime
- Frame tale, a narrative technique, for telling stories within a story
- Glossary of cue sports terms#Frame, for definition of terms "frames" in games: bowling and snooker
- FRAME (magazine), design magazine from the Netherlands
- Eyeglass Frames
frame in German: Frame
frame in Persian: قاب
frame in French: Frame
frame in Korean: 프레임
frame in Italian: Frame
frame in Dutch: Frame
frame in Japanese: フレーム
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