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frame British & World English

A rigid structure that surrounds something such as a picture, door, or windowpane

frame English Thesaurus

the plane is based on a wooden frame

Frame, Janet British & World English

(1924–2004), New Zealand novelist; full name Janet Paterson Frame. Her novels draw on her experiences of psychiatric hospitals after she suffered a severe mental breakdown. Her three-volume autobiography (1982-5) was made into the film An Angel at my Table (1990)

A-frame British & World English

A frame shaped like a capital letter A

frame saw British & World English

A saw with a thin blade kept rigid by being stretched in a frame

frame-up British & World English

A conspiracy to incriminate someone falsely

saw frame British & World English

A frame in which a saw blade is held taut

frame-up English Thesaurus

he was allegedly the victim of a police frame-up

cold frame British & World English

A frame with a glass top in which small plants are grown and protected without artificial heat

door frame British & World English

The frame in a doorway into which a door is fitted

frame house British & World English

A house constructed from a wooden skeleton, typically covered with timber boards

frame rate British & World English

The frequency at which frames in a television picture, film, or video sequence are displayed

frame tent British & World English

A tent supported by a tall frame, giving it nearly perpendicular sides and standing headroom throughout

rest frame British & World English

A frame of reference relative to which a given body is at rest

space frame British & World English

A three-dimensional structural framework which is designed to behave as an integral unit and to withstand loads applied at any point

time frame British & World English

A specified period of time in which something occurs or is planned to take place

digital frame British & World English

A device for displaying a revolving selection of digital photographs, which can be uploaded directly from a digital camera or memory card

freeze-frame British & World English

A single frame forming a motionless image from a film or videotape

lattice frame British & World English

An iron or steel structure consisting of two horizontal beams connected by diagonal struts

picture frame British & World English

A frame made to hold a picture

portal frame British & World English

A rigid structural frame consisting essentially of two uprights connected at the top by a third member

reading frame British & World English

The grouping of three successive bases in a sequence of DNA that constitutes the codons for the amino acids encoded by the DNA

timber-frame British & World English

Denoting a house or other structure having a wooden frame

walking frame British & World English

A frame used by disabled or infirm people for support while walking, typically made of metal tubing with rubber feet

window frame British & World English

A supporting frame for the glass of a window

climbing frame British & World English

A structure of joined bars or logs for children to climb on

reference frame British & World English

See frame of reference.

sampling frame British & World English

A list of the items or people forming a population from which a sample is taken

frame of mind British & World English

A particular mood that influences one’s attitude or behaviour

be in the frame British & World English

Be (or not be) eligible

frame of reference British & World English

A set of criteria in relation to which judgements can be made

reframe British & World English

Place (a picture or photograph) in a new frame

subframe British & World English

A supporting frame, especially one into which a window or door is set, or one to which the engine or suspension of a car without a true chassis is attached

frame of mind in frame British & World English

A particular mood that influences one’s attitude or behaviour

wireframe British & World English

A skeletal three-dimensional model in which only lines and vertices are represented

Zimmer British & World English

A kind of walking frame

Zimmer frame in Zimmer British & World English

A kind of walking frame

be in the frame in frame British & World English

Be (or not be) eligible

frame of reference in frame British & World English

A set of criteria in relation to which judgements can be made

throstle frame in throstle British & World English

A machine for continuously spinning wool or cotton

passepartout British & World English

A picture or photograph mounted between a piece of glass and a sheet of card (or two pieces of glass) stuck together at the edges with adhesive tape

passepartout frame in passepartout British & World English

A picture or photograph mounted between a piece of glass and a sheet of card (or two pieces of glass) stuck together at the edges with adhesive tape

frame of mind in frame English Thesaurus

she was in a relaxed and receptive frame of mind


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