- one of the ten divisions of a game.
- one of the squares on the scorecard, in which the score for a given frame is recorded.
- any of a number of transverse, riblike members for supporting and stiffening the shell of each side of a hull.
- any of a number of longitudinal members running between web frames to support and stiffen the shell plating of a metal hull.
verb (used with object), framed, fram·ing.
verb (used without object), framed, fram·ing.
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Example sentences from the Web for frame
The Schaffer family has owned and operated the “eh frame” since 1986.Ease into Winter with Backcountry-Approved Comfort Food|Christina Bernstein|November 12, 2020|Outside Online
She found an abandoned chair on the street in the London suburb of Brixton, chopped off the legs, fashioned a frame, and took the contraption in her luggage to India.Recreating Historical Adventures in Old-Fashioned Gear|Ailsa Ross|November 12, 2020|Outside Online
In this better frame of mind, you come home to your husband.Carolyn Hax: She has a 90-minute commute, but it doesn’t have to be all uphill|Carolyn Hax|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
If you have a fancy TV that can support the HDR graphics and high frame rates, this machine will take advantage of all of it and then some.Video games feel different on the PlayStation 5 and that’s a good thing|Stan Horaczek|November 9, 2020|Popular Science
The electrical storage happens in the thin layers of composite materials that make up the car’s frame.This Week’s Awesome Tech Stories From Around the Web (Through November 7)|Singularity Hub Staff|November 7, 2020|Singularity Hub
British Dictionary definitions for frame (1 of 2)
- one of a series of individual exposures on a strip of film used in making motion pictures
- an individual exposure on a film used in still photography
- an individual picture in a comic strip
- a television picture scanned by one or more electron beams at a particular frequency
- the area of the picture so formed
- the wooden triangle used to set up the balls
- the balls when set up
- a single game finished when all the balls have been pottedUS and Canadian equivalent (for senses 8a, 8b): rack
verb (mainly tr)
- (usually imperative or dependent imperative) to make an effort
- to have ability