- 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 reframe
You know, films are great when they reframe reality and cause conversations and dialogue.Susan Sarandon on Her Love Affair With David Bowie, Woody Allen’s Creepiness, and Psychedelics|Marlow Stern|July 24, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And her response was an attempt to put Democrats on the defensive and reframe the “war on women.”The Bruce Braley-Joni Ernst Race Is Iowa’s Ugliest Senate Campaign Ever|Ben Jacobs|July 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And pro-choice activists have repeatedly failed to reframe them as issues of discrimination against women.Ten Reasons Women Are Losing While Gays Keep Winning|Jay Michaelson|July 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We need to reframe our policy debates around social values and political choice.
The Obama administration and Democrats are moving quickly to reframe the issue and move new policy.
In 1541 he was back at Geneva with an understood commission to reframe the religious and social life of the city.Switzerland|Frank Fox
British Dictionary definitions for reframe (1 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for reframe (2 of 3)
British Dictionary definitions for reframe (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