framing framing  /f ˈreɪ mɪŋ/


  1. (n) formulation of the plans and important details
  2. (n) a framework that supports and protects a picture or a mirror


  1. Hundreds of red, white and blue plastic cups are stuck into chain-link fencing, spelling out his name and framing his picture.
  2. Its mysteries, clues and literary-historical allusions demand research, repeat viewing, freeze-framing and endless online discussions.
  3. With a few face-framing strands and a string of pearls, the First Lady arrived in elegant style at 10 Downing Street.


  1. Petersburg Pilot -

    The Wild Celery Framing Studio and Eclectic Gallery featured hand painted silk works by Theresa Vanaken. The artist was unable to be at the show due to weather hazards in travel. Shown here is Brenda Norheim with some of Vanaken’s bright silks.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Petersburg Pilot

  2. Dear Jony, The Future of Design Is More Than Making Apple iOS Flat

    Not only is the Jobs vs. Ive framing overly simplified, it¿s also irrelevant to design discourse. Limiting our skeuomorphism and flat design discussion to what essentially boils down to a ¿do these pixels make me look fat¿ question is a waste of energy. Instead, design should boldly go where no user and interface has gone before. Pixels are infinitely available and infinitely malleable; our ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Wired News

  3. Couple Says 'I Do' in IKEA's Framing Department

    The framing department in an IKEA store isn't where one would typically go looking to find love, but that's exactly what happened for one Newark, N.J., couple eight years ago. And on June 8, that's exactly where they returned to tie the knot.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: ABC News via Yahoo! News


  1. She added: "I just feel like I don't feel like I'm connecting with some shots. I'm framing some shots in practice. Obviously I feel like I played well today but mentally I just haven't felt it yet."
    on Jun 24, 2010 By: Serena Williams Source: The Guardian

  2. "For seizing the reins of the global media, for founding and framing the new digital democracy, for working for nothing and beating the pros at their own game, Time's Person of the Year for 2006 is you," the magazine's Lev Grossman wrote.
    on Dec 16, 2006 By: Lev Grossman Source: Reuters India

  3. As James Madison noted in The Federalist #51: "If men were angels, no government would be necessary. If angels were to govern men, neither external nor internal controls on government would be necessary. In framing a government which is to be...
    on Jul 7, 2009 By: James Madison Source: The New American

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