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  Definition of frame
  1. one of a series of still transparent photographs on a strip of film used in making movies
  2. a structure supporting or containing something
  3. the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape; "the building has a steel skeleton"
  4. alternative names for the body of a human being; "Leonardo studied the human body"; "he has a strong physique"; "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"
  5. the hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal
  6. a period of play in baseball during which each team has a turn at bat
  7. draw up the plans or basic details for; "frame a policy"
  8. formulate in a particular style or language; "I wouldn''t put it that way"; "She cast her request in very polite language"
  9. enclose in or as if in a frame; "frame a picture"
  10. construct by fitting or uniting parts together
  11. take or catch as if in a snare or trap; "I was set up!"; "The innocent man was framed by the police"
  12. enclose in a frame, as of a picture
Similar Words: framework, framing, skeleton, skeletal frame, underframe, human body, physical body, material body, soma, build, figure, physique, anatomy, shape, bod, chassis, form, flesh, skeletal system, systema skeletale, inning, compose, draw up, redact, cast, put, couch, frame in, border, frame up, ensnare, entrap, set up

 

Hyponyms: airframe, arbor, arbour, bower, pergola, bustle, casing, case, climbing frame, clotheshorse, coaming, cornice, valance, valance board, pelmet, deckle, derrick, doorframe, doorcase, fender, buffer, cowcatcher, pilot, gantry, gauntry, grate, grating, grill, grille, grillwork, gun carriage, handbarrow, hayrack, hayrig, honeycomb, lattice, latticework, fretwork, mounting, oxbow, picture frame, rack, ribbing, sash, window sash, sawhorse, horse, sawbuck, buck, stretcher, tambour, embroidery frame, embroidery hoop, tenter, truss, undercarriage, walker, baby-walker, go-cart, Zimmer, Zimmer frame, wattle, window, window frame, chassis, hoop, person, juvenile body, adult body, male body, female body, endoskeleton, exoskeleton

 

Part Meronyms: building, edifice, ship, aircraft, person, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, human, soul, homo, man, human being, musculoskeletal system

 

Derivational Morphology: frame in, border, redact, cast, put, couch, framer, framing, mold, stamp, redaction, framework, frame-up, setup, entrapment

 

Language Translations:
Catalan: marc   Chinese:  
Finnish: kehys   French: Cadre  
German: Rahmen   Hungarian: keret  
Polish: rama   Slovak: rám  
Spanish: marco   Swedish: ram  
 
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