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Plural for the rigid supporting structure of an object such as a vehicle, building, or piece of furniture
“Most other timber-frame systems here use traditional masonry on top of the structural frame of the building.”
Plural for a person's body with reference to its size or build
“Her tall, slender frame was encased in a lavender satin dress devoid of sleeves.”
Plural for a rigid structure that surrounds something such as a picture, door, or windowpane
“His mother stood in the frame of the kitchen door, hands on her hips and a grim expression on her face.”
Plural for a basic structure that underlies or supports a system, concept, or text
“These terms and concepts provide the frame for his thoughtful analysis.”
To bring into being by combining, shaping, or transforming materials
“He claimed another criminal who ran a cannabis farm with Taylor was behind the killing, but that detectives manipulated evidence to frame him.”
Compose, plan
“That's the basis on which we shall frame our policy for the next general election.”
To wash ore with the aid of a frame
“In one, students calculated how much framing material was required to frame several pictures.”
To provide or enclose with a frame
“The swimming pool is framed by tropical gardens.”
“He framed his question three different ways.”
A pair of lenses set in a frame resting on the nose and ears, used to correct or assist defective eyesight
To convey in appropriate or telling terms
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