Definitions for frame

Definitions for (noun) frame

Main entry: frame

Definition: one of the ten divisions into which bowling is divided

Main entry: frame, framing

Definition: a framework that supports and protects a picture or a mirror

Usage: the frame enhances but is not itself the subject of attention; the frame was much more valuable than the miror it held

Main entry: frame

Definition: the framework for a pair of eyeglasses

Main entry: frame

Definition: a single one of a series of still transparent pictures forming a cinema, television or video film

Main entry: skeletal frame, skeleton, underframe, frame

Definition: the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape

Usage: the building has a steel skeleton

Main entry: material body, physical body, physique, human body, soma, shape, anatomy, bod, build, chassis, figure, flesh, form, frame

Definition: alternative names for the body of a human being

Usage: Leonardo studied the human body; he has a strong physique; the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak

Main entry: systema skeletale, skeletal system, skeleton, frame

Definition: the hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal

Main entry: frame, frame of reference

Definition: a system of assumptions and standards that sanction behavior and give it meaning

Main entry: frame

Definition: an application that divides the user's display into two or more windows that can be scrolled independently

Main entry: frame

Definition: a single drawing in a comic strip

Main entry: frame, inning

Definition: (baseball) one of nine divisions of play during which each team has a turn at bat

Definitions for (verb) frame

Main entry: compose, frame, draw up

Definition: make up plans or basic details for

Usage: frame a policy

Main entry: frame, couch, put, redact, cast

Definition: formulate in a particular style or language

Usage: I wouldn't put it that way; She cast her request in very polite language

Main entry: frame, frame in, border

Definition: enclose in or as if in a frame

Usage: frame a picture

Main entry: frame, frame up

Definition: construct by fitting or uniting parts together

Main entry: frame, ensnare, entrap, set up

Definition: take or catch as if in a snare or trap

Usage: I was set up!; The innocent man was framed by the police

Main entry: frame

Definition: enclose in a frame, as of a picture

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