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Definition of Frame

  • To construct by fitting and uniting the several parts of the skeleton of any structure; specifically, in woodwork, to put together by cutting parts of one member to fit parts of another. See Dovetail Halve v. t. Miter Tenon Tooth Tusk Scarf, and Splice.
  • To originate; to plan; to devise; to contrive; to compose; in a bad sense, to invent or fabricate, as something false.
  • To fit to something else, or for some specific end; to adjust; to regulate; to shape; to conform.
  • To support.
  • To provide with a frame, as a picture.
  • to manufacture false evidence against (an innocent person), so as to make the person appear guilty of a crime. The act of framing a person is often referred to as a frame-up.
  • Anything composed of parts fitted and united together; a fabric; a structure; esp., the constructional system, whether of timber or metal, that gives to a building, vessel, etc., its model and strength; the skeleton of a structure.
  • The bodily structure; physical constitution; make or build of a person.
  • A kind of open case or structure made for admitting, inclosing, or supporting things, as that which incloses or contains a window, door, picture, etc.; that on which anything is held or stretched
  • The skeleton structure which supports the boiler and machinery of a locomotive upon its wheels.
  • A molding box or flask, which being filled with sand serves as a mold for castings.
  • The ribs and stretchers of an umbrella or other structure with a fabric covering.
  • A structure of four bars, adjustable in size, on which cloth, etc., is stretched for quilting, embroidery, etc.
  • A glazed portable structure for protecting young plants from frost.
  • A stand to support the type cases for use by the compositor.
  • a pair of glasses without the lenses; that part of a pair of glasses that excludes the lenses.
  • A term applied, especially in England, to certain machines built upon or within framework; as, a stocking frame; lace frame; spinning frame, etc.
  • Form; shape; proportion; scheme; structure; constitution; system; as, a frameof government.
  • Particular state or disposition, as of the mind; humor; temper; mood; as, to be always in a happy frame. Same as frame of mind
  • In games: In pool, the triangular form used in setting up the balls; also, the balls as set up, or the round of playing required to pocket them all; as, to play six frames in a game of 50 points. In bowling, as in tenpins, one of the several innings forming a game.
  • one of the ten divisions into which bowling is divided
  • a framework that supports and protects a picture or a mirror
  • the framework for a pair of eyeglasses
  • a single one of a series of still transparent pictures forming a cinema, television or video film
  • a structure supporting or containing something
  • the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape
  • alternative names for the body of a human being
  • the hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal
  • a system of assumptions and standards that sanction behavior and give it meaning
  • an application that divides the user's display into two or more windows that can be scrolled independently
  • a single drawing in a comic strip
  • (baseball) one of nine divisions of play during which each team has a turn at bat
  • make up plans or basic details for
  • formulate in a particular style or language
  • enclose in or as if in a frame
  • construct by fitting or uniting parts together
  • take or catch as if in a snare or trap
  • enclose in a frame, as of a picture

How to use frame in a sentence. Frame pronunciation.

Despite his will, a shudder passed through Nahoum Pasha's frame.
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The main street consisted of four or five blocks of little white frame stores which were too high to sit down on, but not too high for various other purposes; in fact, hardly high enough.
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We found the state palace of the Governor of Nevada Territory to consist of a white frame one-story house with two small rooms in it and a stanchion supported shed in front-for grandeur-it compelled the respect of the citizen and inspired the Indians with awe.
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Sirona's whole frame was in the most violent agitation.
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The centurion was nearly sixty years of age, and his frame, originally a powerful one, was now broken by every sort of dissipation, and could no longer resist the effects of the strain and excitement of this night.
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His eyes only continued to move, and now and then a shudder shook his frame.
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And then I might come into the garden and find you both sitting there-' Mumford, despite his most uneasy frame of mind, betrayed a passing amusement.
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And with what wonderful skill the author solves this puzzling problem-to place in narrow, limited frames the broadest and newest themes (CONTENT).
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Their best characters are abnormal; they have some fatal taint in the mind which turns this goodly frame, the earth, into a sterile promontory; this majestical roof fretted with golden fire, into a foul and pestilent congregation of vapours.
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A frame dwelling in an alley, two rooms on the first floor, in the smaller one a bed-ridden old colored man, who had fought the battle of life for ninety years, fifteen of them on his bed, with eyes so dimmed by age that he could not even read; and a wife who was eye, ear and solace to him, are the salient points of our first picture.
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Her countrywoman shared with her, such as she had for the evening and the morning, and after the breakfast, sent for a good, ever-ready missionary to talk and pray her into a better frame of mind.
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Within a few months her dire necessity had often pointed to the glasses; but she could not see without them, nor could she sell the gold frames unless she had means to have the glass set in commoner ones.
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She looked overwrought and low-spirited; a very plain and slightly-made summer gown exhibited her meagre frame with undue frankness; her face might have been pretty if health had filled and coloured the flesh, but as it was she looked a ghost of girlhood, a dolorous image of frustrate sex.
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It appeared in his frequent glances, in the relaxation of his features, in a certain abandonment of his whole frame, as though he had only just begun to enjoy the evening's repose.
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Nor could he be regarded as emasculate; his movements merely disguised the natural vigour of a manly frame, and his conversational trifling hinted an intellectual reserve, a latent power of mind, obvious enough in the lines of his countenance.
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So he was not in the most agreeable frame of mind when he stepped out of his dog-cart, that Tuesday evening, before the little villa of the Avenue Maillot.
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Stopping his horse on the instant, he felt an icy shudder pass through his frame.
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He could not continue, his mouth worked as if in a convulsion, suppressed weeping shook his frame; he then threw himself on his knees, and they saw a shower of tears force themselves through the hands clasped over his face.
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As he saw them a shudder passed over his frame, and his face assumed a livid pallor.
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On this foundation of truth she did not fear to frame the most odious suspicions; and Vautrot, baffled like her in his vengeance and in his envy, had aided her.
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Examples of Frame

Example #1
How often in Egypt this gesture and such words were the prelude to assassination, from which there was no escape save by death itself.
Example #2
After looking round the room for a moment, the Prince came slowly over to Nahoum, and, stretching out a hand, stroked his beard.
Example #3
They were packed close together, side by side, as if room were scarce in that mighty plain.
Example #4
It was a "wooden" town; its population two thousand souls.
Example #5
The newly arrived Chief and Associate Justices of the Territory, and other machinery of the government, were domiciled with less splendor.
Example #6
There is a good deal of human nature in that.