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frame
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 21
1. 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.
2. The bodily structure; physical constitution; make or build of a person.
3. 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
5. A molding box or flask, which being filled with sand serves as a mold for castings.
6. The ribs and stretchers of an umbrella or other structure with a fabric covering.
7. A structure of four bars, adjustable in size, on which cloth, etc., is stretched for quilting, embroidery, etc.
8. A glazed portable structure for protecting young plants from frost.
9. A stand to support the type cases for use by the compositor.
10. A term applied, especially in England, to certain machines built upon or within framework; as, a stocking frame; lace frame; spinning frame, etc.
11. Form; shape; proportion; scheme; structure; constitution; system; as, a frameof government.
13. Contrivance; the act of devising or scheming.
14. In games: ( a) In pool, the triangular form used in setting up the balls; also, the balls as set up, or the round of playing required to pocket them all; as, to play six frames in a game of 50 points. ( b) In bowling, as in tenpins, one of the several innings forming a game.
Part of Speech: verb
1. To shape; to arrange, as the organs of speech.
2. To proceed; to go.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To originate; to plan; to devise; to contrive; to compose; in a bad sense, to invent or fabricate, as something false.
2. To fit to something else, or for some specific end; to adjust; to regulate; to shape; to conform.
3. To cause; to bring about; to produce.
4. To support.
5. To provide with a frame, as a picture.
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