Definition for framing (2 of 2)
- 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.
Origin of frame
Examples from the Web for framing
The framing was that I had the power to stop a criminal by putting him behind bars through direct eyewitness testimony.Rage Against GamerGate’s Hate Machine: What I Got For Speaking Up|Arthur Chu|November 17, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The framing is similar, and in both, the depiction of the male body is that of a graceful carving.
So how is that framing usage relevant to the decision in McCutcheon?Originalists Making It Up Again: McCutcheon and ‘Corruption’|Lawrence Lessig|April 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And yes, Republicans still have a lot of work to do framing a message that appeals to a majority of Americans.
Naturally, most major media outlets are framing this game as Manning-Brady XV.Peyton Manning and Tom Brady Don’t Control Their Own Legacies|Evin Demirel|January 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The convention for framing a state constitution for California, assembled at Monterey.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology|Joel Munsell
And now there was small hesitation or delay in framing and enforcing the final plan.The Negro and the Nation|George S. Merriam
He moaned again and again, but showed no signs of waking, and I sat quietly smoking and framing good resolutions.The Chequers|James Runciman
The door entrance in the south front has framing sidelights and an elliptical fanlight with wood tracery.Huntley|Tony P. Wrenn
Lastly, the suffragist fails to see that the function of framing the laws is not an essential function of citizenship.The Unexpurgated Case Against Women Suffrage|Almroth E. Wright
British Dictionary definitions for framing (1 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for framing (2 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for framing (3 of 3)
- 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