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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

Derived forms: framing, framed, frames

Type of: app, application, application program, applications programme, articulate, body, build, close in, confine, construct, cozen, deceive, delude, division, drawing, enclose, exposure, formulate, framework, give voice, hold in, inclose, lead on, make, organic structure, part, photo, photograph, phrase, physical structure, pic, picture, plan, section, shut in, supporting structure, system, system of rules, word

Part of: aircraft, bowling, building, cartoon strip, comic strip, edifice, funnies, homo, human, human being, individual, man, mortal, musculoskeletal system, period of play, person, play, playing period, ship, somebody, someone, soul, strip, strip cartoon

Encyclopedia: Frame, West Virginia