Word:

Frame

v. t.1.(Arch. & Engin.) 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.
[imp. & p. p. Framed ; p. pr. & vb. n. Framing.]
2.To originate; to plan; to devise; to contrive; to compose; in a bad sense, to invent or fabricate, as something false.
3.To fit to something else, or for some specific end; to adjust; to regulate; to shape; to conform.
And frame my face to all occasions.
- Shak.
4.To cause; to bring about; to produce.
5.To support.
That on a staff his feeble steps did frame.
- Spenser.
6.To provide with a frame, as a picture.
7.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.
v. i.1.To shape; to arrange, as the organs of speech.
2.To proceed; to go.
n.1.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.
2.The bodily structure; physical constitution; make or build of a person.
3.(Founding) 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
4.(Mach.) A term applied, especially in England, to certain machines built upon or within framework; as, a stocking frame; lace frame; spinning frame, etc.
5.Form; shape; proportion; scheme; structure; constitution; system; as, a frameof government.
Put your discourse into some frame.
- Shak.
6.Particular state or disposition, as of the mind; humor; temper; mood; as, to be always in a happy frame. Same as frame of mind
7.Contrivance; the act of devising or scheming.
8.In games: (a) 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. (b) In bowling, as in tenpins, one of the several innings forming a game.
Balloon frame
etc. See under Balloon, Cant, etc.
Frame building
a building of which the form and support is made of framed timbers.
Frame level
a mason's level.
Frame saw
a thin saw stretched in a frame to give it rigidity.
Noun1.frame - a structure supporting or containing something
Synonyms: framing, framework
2.frame - one of a series of still transparent photographs on a strip of film used in making movies
3.Frameframe - 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"
4.frame - a period of play in baseball during which each team has a turn at bat
Synonyms: inning
5.frame - the hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal
6.frame - the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape; "the building has a steel skeleton"
Verb1.frame - enclose in or as if in a frame; "frame a picture"
Synonyms: frame in, border
2.frame - enclose in a frame, as of a picture
3.frame - take or catch as if in a snare or trap; "I was set up!"; "The innocent man was framed by the police"
Synonyms: ensnare, entrap, set up
4.frame - formulate in a particular style or language; "I wouldn't put it that way"; "She cast her request in very polite language"
Synonyms: couch, redact, put, cast
5.frame - draw up the plans or basic details for; "frame a policy"
Synonyms: draw up, compose
6.frame - construct by fitting or uniting parts together
Synonyms: frame up
1.(networking)frame - A data link layer "packet" which contains the header and trailer information required by the physical medium. That is, network layer packets are encapsulated to become frames.

See also datagram, encapsulation, packet, Maximum Transmission Unit.
2.(programming)frame - (language implementation) See activation record.
3.(hardware)frame - One complete scan of the active area of a display screen. Each frame consists of a number N of horizontal scan lines, each of which, on a computer display, consists of a number M of pixels. N is the vertical resolution of the display and M is the horizontal resolution. The rate at which the displayed image is updated is the refresh rate in frames per second.
To see a frame in your dream represents limitations and boundaries. You or someone else may be putting restrictions on you. Alternatively, it symbolizes vanity.Platonic form, Platonic idea, adjoin, aesthetic form, anatomy, angle, appendicular skeleton, archetype, architectonics, architecture, arrange, arrangement, art form, assemble, attitude, axial skeleton, backing, bank, base, baseboard, basement, bear false witness, bearing, befringe, beget, bent, bibliofilm, bind, bipack, black-and-white film, block out, blueprint, board, body, body-build, bones, bordure, bound, box in, brand, breed, brew, brim, bring forth, bring into being, brink, brow, build, building, bushing, cabal, cadre, calculate, call into being, carcass, cartridge, carve, case, casement, casing, cast, character, characteristic, characteristics, chassis, chisel, clay, clod, coast, coin, collude, color film, color negative film, complexion, complot, compose, composition, compound, conceive, concert, concoct, condition, configuration, conformation, connive, conspire, constituents, constitution, construct, construction, context, contrive, cook up, corpus, couch, couch in terms, countermine, counterplot, crasis, create, creation, cue, cut, cut out, dado, design, develop, devise, dharma, diathesis, discover, disposition, doorframe, dope, draft, draw up, dream up, dry plate, edge, edging, efform, elaborate, elevate, embody in words, emulsion, enclose, enframe, engender, engineer, entrap, erect, ethos, evolve, exoskeleton, express, extrude, fabric, fabricate, fabrication, false witness, fashion, fashioning, featheredge, fiber, figuration, figure, film, finagle, finesse, fix, flange, flesh, foot, footing, forecast, forge, forging, form, formalize, format, formation, formularize, formulate, found, foundation, frame of mind, frame up, frame-up, framing, fringe, fudge together, generate, genius, genre, get up, getup, give being to, give expression to, give rise to, give words to, grain, habit, hatch, hatch a plot, hatch up, heart, hem, hew, hue, hulk, humor, humors, ilk, impression, improvise, indite, infrastructure, inner form, intend, intrigue, invent, keel, kind, knead, knock out, labellum, labium, labrum, lap, lattice, latticework, lay a plot, lay out, lay plans, layout, ledge, lick into shape, limb, limbus, line, lip, list, machinate, make, make a projection, make arrangements, make do with, make up, makeup, making, maneuver, manufacture, march, marge, margin, marginate, material body, matrix, mature, methodize, microfilm, mind, mint, modality, mode, model, mold, monochromatic film, mood, mopboard, morale, motion-picture film, mould, mount, mounting, nadir, nature, negative, note, operate, order, organic structure, organism, organization, organize, originate, orthochromatic film, pack, pack the deal, panchromatic film, paragraph, patch together, pattern, patterning, person, photographic paper, phrase, physical body, physique, picture frame, piece together, plan, plan ahead, plate, plot, prearrange, preconcert, precontrive, predesign, prefabricate, premeditate, preorder, prepare, present, printing paper, procreate, produce, production, program, project, property, prototype, purfle, purl, put, put in words, put together, put up, put-up job, quality, ragged edge, raise, rationalize, rear, rhetorize, rig, rim, roll, rough out, roughcast, roughhew, run up, sash, scaffolding, schedule, schema, schematize, scheme, sculpt, sculpture, selvage, set, set off, set out, set up, setting, setup, sew up, shape, shaping, shell, shoemold, shore, side, sideline, significant form, skirt, sole, soma, somatotype, sort, sound film, sound track, sound-on-film, soundstripe, spawn, spirit, spirits, stack the cards, stamp, state, state of mind, streak, strike out, stripe, structure, structuring, style, suchness, system, systematize, tailor, tectonics, temper, temperament, tendency, tenor, texture, thermoform, think out, think up, tissue, toe, tone, torso, trap, trim, tripack, trunk, turn, type, underframe, vamp up, vehicle, vein, verge, wainscot, wangle, warp and woof, way, weave, web, whomp up, window case, window frame, word, work, work out, work up, write
Translate Frame to Spanish, Translate Frame to German, Translate Frame to French
Browse
fragrant woodsia
Fraight
frail
frailly
frailness
frailty
Fraischeur
Fraise
Fraised
Fraken
FRAM
Framable
Frambaesia
frambesia
framboesia
framboise
-- Frame --
frame buffer
Frame building
Frame Check Sequence
frame grabber
frame in
Frame level
Frame of mind
Frame of reference
frame pointer
frame rate
Frame Relay
Frame Relay Access Device
Frame saw
Frame Technology Corporation
frame up
Frame-up
Definitions Index: # A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About this site and copyright information - Online Dictionary Home