frame frame  /f ˈreɪm/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a single drawing in a comic_strip
  2. (n) an application that divides the user's display into two or more windows that can be scrolled independently
  3. (n) a system of assumptions and standards that sanction behavior and give it meaning
  4. (n) the hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal
  5. (n) the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape
  6. (n) a framework that supports and protects a picture or a mirror
  7. (n) one of the ten divisions into which bowling is divided
  8. (v) enclose in or as if in a frame
  9. (v) enclose in a frame, as of a picture
  10. (v) take or catch as if in a snare or trap
  11. (v) formulate in a particular style or language
  12. (v) make up plans or basic details for
  13. (v) construct by fitting or uniting parts together
  14. (n) the framework for a pair of eyeglasses
  15. (n) a single one of a series of still transparent pictures forming a cinema, television or video film
  16. (n) alternative names for the body of a human being
  17. (n) (baseball) one of nine divisions of play during which each team has a turn at bat

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Giving someone a shiny silver frame used to be a good way to avoid hunting down a real present.
  2. This flip-book presentation of one of the model's falls reveals the embarrassment frame by frame.
  3. Ceiva's latest LCD frame, the Digital Photo Receiver ceiva.

News

  1. Sentencing today for Steven Frame's voyeurism case

    Steven Frame will find out in Superior Court this afternoon whether he will be put behind bars or get lifetime probation.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: KOLD News 13 Tuscon

  2. Filling the Frame: Father/Son Breakfast

    Published: Sunday, June 16, 2013 at 15:31 PM. Ty Wentz, 8, hammers a nail into a small birdhouse as his father, Brent, steadies the frame. Ty and his brother, Levi, 12, along with their dad, took part in Saturday's annual father/son breakfast at the Kinston-Lenoir County Public Library.
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Kinston Free Press

  3. Frame Grabber tests video data in infotainment systems.

    Featuring modular architecture, Video Dragon tests high-speed LVDS connections and HDMI interfaces. When utilized as frame grabber, device records and analyzes single images and video sequences in raw-data format or as compressed files. Frame rate includes up to 60 images/sec at max color depth of 24 bits. Utilizing serializer in module port, Video Dragon turns into frame generator that may ...
    on June 14, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

Quotes

  1. "I have never deliberately missed a shot, never mind intentionally lost a frame or a match," Mr. Higgins said in a statement. "My conscience is 100% clear."
    on May 4, 2010 By: John Higgins Source: Wall Street Journal

  2. "It will be the Russians' first game in this group and we know how good they are," said Toshack. "We saw their strengths in the European Championships but we go into the game in a good frame of mind and I will want a performance similar to...
    on Sep 10, 2008 By: John Toshack Source: BBC News

  3. Merriman said all four doctors he visited said he needed surgery, but there "just wasn't a time frame on that. My knee still looks pretty good. The decision was left up to me to play. If you give a football player a decision to play, you know, I'm...
    on Aug 27, 2008 By: Shawne Merriman Source: Washington Post

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