- 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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Examples from the Web for framer
I felt sure that a plot had been formed against me, and that he was its framer and instigator.Will Weatherhelm|W.H.G. Kingston
Indeed in one creation tablet we find Merodach displaced by Asshur as framer of the earth!Myths & Legends of Babylonia & Assyria|Lewis Spence
She somehow felt that Martha's question concealed more interest than its framer wished to betray.The Adventures of a Widow|Edgar Fawcett
And as to natural causes, we by no means separate them from the will of Him who is the author and framer of all nature.The City of God, Volume I|Aurelius Augustine
From all the rest she hears only flatteries more or less ingenious, according to the ability of the framer.The Pearl of Orr's Island|Harriet Beecher Stowe
British Dictionary definitions for framer (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for framer (2 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