- 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.
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How to use frame in a sentence
What he might have said: Thanks to the Framers, we have inaugurations, not coronations.
The Framers were not hostile to religion; this was not the French Revolution.
Legal minds look to the text to read the thoughts of the Framers as a high priest would study entrails at the Forum.The Tea Party Isn’t a Political Movement, It’s a Religious One|Jack Schwartz|July 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Come the fall, what exactly did the Framers think of the “miracle” Constitution they signed?
The framers in 1787 were wary of sovereignty, and tried to divide, distance, check and balance its exercise.
That any one would dream of doing such a thing had, I suppose, never occurred to its framers.Peter the Whaler|W.H.G. Kingston
But the framers and followers of the outward beauties derive thence the rule of judging of them, but not of using them.The Confessions of Saint Augustine|Saint Augustine
It would almost seem as if the framers of the Bill left out of sight the circumstances which obtain in agricultural districts.The Hills and the Vale|Richard Jefferies
Boards had been placed across it for the convenience of the framers, and on these Jim threw his blankets.Sevenoaks|J. G. Holland
How far did the framers of our Constitution desire or intend that the will of the people should govern?The New Stone Age in Northern Europe|John M. Tyler
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
- (usually imperative or dependent imperative) to make an effort
- to have ability