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frame
British English: /freɪm/
American English: /freɪm/

Translation of frame in German:

noun

  • 1
    (of vehicle, bicycle) Rahmen, der
    (of easel, rucksack, bed, umbrella) Gestell, das
    (of ship, aircraft) Gerüst, das
    (of building) Tragwerk, das (Construction)
    climbing frame
  • 2
    (border) Rahmen, der
    [spectacle] frames
    [Brillen]gestell, das
  • 3 [figurative]
    (established order) Struktur, die
    frame of reference (Physics, Sociology)
    Bezugssystem, das
  • 4
    (of person, animal) Körper, der
    a man of gigantic frame
    ein Mann von hünenhafter Gestalt
  • 5
    (Photography, Cinema)
    [Einzel]bild, das
    (TV)
    [einzelnes Fernseh]bild
  • 6
    (of comic strip) [Einzel]bild, das
  • 7
    (Horticulture)
    Frühbeet, das
  • 9
    (Computing)
    Frame, der od. das. mind 1 5

transitive verb

  • 1
    rahmen (Bild, Spiegel)
    umrahmen (Text usw. mit Verzierungen)
    a face framed in curls
    ein von Locken umrahmtes Gesicht
  • 3 [colloquial] (incriminate unjustly)frame somebody
    jemandem etwas anhängen [colloquial]

Phrasal verbs

frame up

transitive verb
(American English) [colloquial]
manipulieren
türken [colloquial]
frame-up

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