"frame" in the noun sense
the framework for a pair of eyeglasses
a single one of a series of still transparent pictures forming a cinema, television or video film
3. human body, physical body, material body, soma, build, figure, physique, anatomy, shape, bod, chassis, frame, form, flesh
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. inning, frame
baseball) one of nine divisions of play during which each team has a turn at bat
a single drawing in a comic strip
an application that divides the user's display into two or more windows that can be scrolled independently
7. frame of reference, frame
a system of assumptions and standards that sanction behavior and give it meaning
8. skeletal system, skeleton, frame, systema skeletale
the hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal
9. skeleton, skeletal frame, frame, underframe
the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape
"the building has a steel skeleton"
10. framework, frame
a structure supporting or containing something
11. frame, framing
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"
one of the ten divisions into which bowling is divided
"frame" in the verb sense
1. frame, frame in, border
enclose in or as if in a frame
"frame a picture"
enclose in a frame, as of a picture
3. ensnare, entrap, frame, set up
take or catch as if in a snare or trap
"I was set up!"
"The innocent man was framed by the police"
4. frame, redact, cast, put, couch
formulate in a particular style or language
"I wouldn't put it that way"
"She cast her request in very polite language"
5. frame, compose, draw up
make up plans or basic details for
"frame a policy"
6. frame, frame up
construct by fitting or uniting parts together
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