Associations to the word «Frame»


FRAME, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To strengthen; refresh; support.
FRAME, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To execute; perform.
FRAME, verb. (transitive) (obsolete) To cause; to bring about; to produce.
FRAME, verb. (intransitive) (obsolete) To profit; avail.
FRAME, verb. (intransitive) (obsolete) To fit; accord.
FRAME, verb. (intransitive) (obsolete) To succeed in doing or trying to do something; manage.
FRAME, verb. (transitive) To fit, as for a specific end or purpose; make suitable or comfortable; adapt; adjust.
FRAME, verb. (transitive) To construct by fitting or uniting together various parts; fabricate by union of constituent parts.
FRAME, verb. (transitive) To bring or put into form or order; adjust the parts or elements of; compose; contrive; plan; devise.
FRAME, verb. (transitive) Of a constructed object such as a building, to put together the structural elements.
FRAME, verb. (transitive) Of a picture such as a painting or photograph, to place inside a decorative border.
FRAME, verb. (transitive) To position visually within a fixed boundary.
FRAME, verb. (transitive) To construct in words so as to establish a context for understanding or interpretation.
FRAME, verb. (transitive) (criminology) Conspire to incriminate falsely a presumably innocent person.
FRAME, verb. (intransitive) (dialectal) (mining) To wash ore with the aid of a frame.
FRAME, verb. (intransitive) (dialectal) To move.
FRAME, verb. (intransitive) (obsolete) To proceed; to go.
FRAME, noun. The structural elements of a building or other constructed object.
FRAME, noun. Anything composed of parts fitted and united together; a fabric; a structure.
FRAME, noun. The structure of a person's body.
FRAME, noun. A rigid, generally rectangular mounting for paper, canvas or other flexible material.
FRAME, noun. A piece of photographic film containing an image.
FRAME, noun. A context for understanding or interpretation.
FRAME, noun. (snooker) A complete game of snooker, from break-off until all the balls (or as many as necessary to win) have been potted.
FRAME, noun. (networking) An independent chunk of data sent over a network.
FRAME, noun. (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.
FRAME, noun. (philately) The outer decorated portion of a stamp's image, often repeated on several issues although the inner picture may change.
FRAME, noun. (philately) The outer circle of a cancellation mark.
FRAME, noun. (film) (animation) A division of time on a multimedia timeline, such as 1/30th of a second.
FRAME, noun. (Internet) An individually scrollable region of a webpage.
FRAME, noun. (baseball) (slang) An inning.
FRAME, noun. (engineering) (dated) (mostly UK) Any of certain machines built upon or within framework.
FRAME, noun. (dated) frame of mind; disposition
FRAME, noun. (obsolete) Contrivance; the act of devising or scheming.
FRAME, noun. (dated) (video games) A stage or level of a video game.
FRAME, noun. (genetics : reading frame) A way of dividing nucleotide sequences into a set of consecutive triplets.
FRAME BALL, noun. (sports) (snooker) The ball that will take the player's score past the theoretical winning point, even though the frame is not finished and there are still some balls remaining on the table.
FRAME BALLS, noun. Plural of frame ball
FRAME BUFFER, noun. (computing) Alternative spelling of framebuffer
FRAME BUFFERS, noun. Plural of frame buffer
FRAME COUNTER, noun. (photography) An indicator, in roll film cameras, that shows the number of frames that have moved through the camera (number of exposures taken).
FRAME COUNTERS, noun. Plural of frame counter
FRAME DRAGGING, noun. (physics) The bending out of shape of space and time near a rotating body, as predicted by general relativity.
FRAME DRUM, noun. (musical instrument) An early form of drum with a drumhead width greater than its depth.
FRAME DRUMMER, noun. Someone who plays any instrument of the frame drum-family.
FRAME DRUMMERS, noun. Plural of frame drummer
FRAME DRUMS, noun. Plural of frame drum
FRAME HARP, noun. (musical instrument) A type of harp with a front pillar, forming a triangular frame.
FRAME HARPS, noun. Plural of frame harp
FRAME HOUSE, noun. A house constructed on a light wooden framework.
FRAME OF MIND, noun. State of mind.
FRAME OF REFERENCE, noun. A set of assumptions, ideas and standards that form a viewpoint from which philosophical, religious and other ideas may be evaluated
FRAME OF REFERENCE, noun. (physics) a set of axes which enable an observer to measure the position and motion of all bodies in some system relative to the reference frame
FRAME PER SECOND, noun. The number of times an imaging or display device produces unique consecutive images (frames) in one second.
FRAME RATE, noun. The measurement of how quickly an imaging device can produce unique consecutive images called frames, most often expressed in frames per second (often abbreviated "fps") or, equivalently, Hertz (Hz).
FRAME SAW, noun. An old design of saw that used a relatively narrow blade, kept stiff by tension through the frame.
FRAME STORIES, noun. Plural of frame story
FRAME STORY, noun. A literary technique whereby an introductory or main narrative is presented, at least in part, for the purpose of setting the stage either for a more emphasized second narrative or for a set of shorter stories.
FRAME TABLE, noun. (automotive) a supporting framework that is true and square, used to square up a vehicular frame, to elevate a vehicle's frame to work on it, or to build a framework that should be square and true.
FRAME TABLES, noun. Plural of frame table
FRAME UP, verb. (construction) To erect the initial walls and roof of a new building.
FRAME UP, verb. To arrange fraudulent evidence to falsely implicate a person of a crime; to frame.
FRAME WORK KNITTER, noun. Less common spelling of framework knitter

Dictionary definition

FRAME, noun. The framework for a pair of eyeglasses.
FRAME, noun. A single one of a series of still transparent pictures forming a cinema, television or video film.
FRAME, noun. 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".
FRAME, noun. (baseball) one of nine divisions of play during which each team has a turn at bat.
FRAME, noun. A single drawing in a comic_strip.
FRAME, noun. An application that divides the user's display into two or more windows that can be scrolled independently.
FRAME, noun. A system of assumptions and standards that sanction behavior and give it meaning.
FRAME, noun. The hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal.
FRAME, noun. The internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape; "the building has a steel skeleton".
FRAME, noun. A framework that supports and protects a picture or a mirror; "the frame enhances but is not itself the subject of attention"; "the frame was much more valuable than the miror it held".
FRAME, noun. One of the ten divisions into which bowling is divided.
FRAME, verb. Enclose in or as if in a frame; "frame a picture".
FRAME, verb. Enclose in a frame, as of a picture.
FRAME, verb. Take or catch as if in a snare or trap; "I was set up!"; "The innocent man was framed by the police".
FRAME, verb. Formulate in a particular style or language; "I wouldn't put it that way"; "She cast her request in very polite language".
FRAME, verb. Make up plans or basic details for; "frame a policy".
FRAME, verb. Construct by fitting or uniting parts together.

Wise words

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