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Frame meaning

frame - 22 dictionary results

  1. 1. To originate; to plan; to devise; to contrive; to compose; in a bad sense, to invent or fabricate, as something false.
  2. 2. To fit to something else, or for some specific end; to adjust; to regulate; to shape; to conform.
  3. 3. To cause; to bring about; to produce.
  4. 4. To support.
  5. 5. To provide with a frame, as a picture.
  6. 6. To shape; to arrange, as the organs of speech.
  7. 7. To proceed; to go.
  8. 8. Anything composed of parts fitted and united together; a fabric; a structure; esp., the constructional system, whether of timber or metal, that gives to a building, vessel, etc., its model and strength; the skeleton of a structure.
  9. 9. The bodily structure; physical constitution; make or build of a person.
  10. 10. A kind of open case or structure made for admitting, inclosing, or supporting things, as that which incloses or contains a window, door, picture, etc.; that on which anything is held or stretched
  11. 11. The skeleton structure which supports the boiler and machinery of a locomotive upon its wheels.
  12. 12. A molding box or flask, which being filled with sand serves as a mold for castings.
  13. 13. The ribs and stretchers of an umbrella or other structure with a fabric covering.
  14. 14. A structure of four bars, adjustable in size, on which cloth, etc., is stretched for quilting, embroidery, etc.
  15. 15. A glazed portable structure for protecting young plants from frost.
  16. 16. A stand to support the type cases for use by the compositor.
  17. 17. A term applied, especially in England, to certain machines built upon or within framework; as, a stocking frame; lace frame; spinning frame, etc.
  18. 18. Form; shape; proportion; scheme; structure; constitution; system; as, a frameof government.
  19. 19. Particular state or disposition, as of the mind; humor; temper; mood; as, to be always in a happy frame.
  20. 20. Contrivance; the act of devising or scheming.
  21. 21. Fabric; structure; contrivance to inclose or support; state of mind.
  22. 22. To construct; adjust; contrive; put a frame on.

frame - examples of usage

  1. I stood beside the window frame watching her. - "To-morrow?", Victoria Cross.
  2. If I began to speak now, in this frame of mind, I did not know what I might say. - "To-morrow?", Victoria Cross.
  3. This was Sally's frame of mind. - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
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