Definition of 'frame'
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Simply hang a blank canvas inside a picture frame and ask guests to write their new year wishes. The Sun (2016)The time frame actually makes sense. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He can make the frame. The Sun (2016)I've got it framed in my house. The Sun (2016)It has a classy metal frame, strong glass and three-week battery life. The Sun (2016)At last, a swish handbag with a metal frame that doesn't snap shut and take your fingernails off with it. Times, Sunday Times (2016)UPSIDE The floor-to-ceiling windows frame the impressive sea views. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There is a framed picture above my desk. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This is enhanced by the way in which the story is framed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Wooden pallets were turned upright to form vertical frames in which paintings could be slotted and displayed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The wooden frame is constructed from reclaimed floorboards. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Large frames that overpower your face or narrow frames that will make it appear longer. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We have already seen how the frame of a photograph can interact with the image. Collins Complete Guide to Photography (1993)No one has a frame of reference. THE 22 IMMUTABLE LAWS OF MARKETING (1993)The triangle is the strongest simple shape that a frame can be made into. Technology Basic Facts (1990)Their books look back on a framed moment rather than a narrative fragment. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The gap between window frames and the opening is a favourite spot. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The best quality cabinet doors have solid wood frames that surround solid wood or plywood centre panels. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This was a film framed by an arched eyebrow. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Your emotions are affecting the way you frame the observations. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Frame structures often make great use of triangles because they are the strongest shape. Technology Basic Facts (1990)The rest is captured in the frames pictured. Times, Sunday Times (2010)At first he had begun chewing at the wooden frame. THE DOG LISTENER: Learning the Language of your Best Friend (2002)Two big wooden buildings were just frames, lurching backwards at an angle. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Cheer up the house by framing some, or getting them blown up on large canvases. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It's impossible to look at yourself in a pair of new frames and not see another character. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is selling a loss-making producer of timber frames for the building trade and buying a Swedish architectural practice. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Synonyms of 'frame'
falsely incriminate, set up, fit up
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Translations for 'frame'
British English: frame /freɪm/ NOUN
The frame of a picture or mirror is the part around its edges.
...a photograph of her mother in a silver frame.
- American English: frame
- Arabic: إِطار
- Brazilian Portuguese: moldura
- Chinese: 框架
- Croatian: okvir
- Czech: rám
- Danish: ramme
- Dutch: lijst
- European Spanish: marco
- Finnish: runko
- French: cadre photo
- German: Struktur
- Greek: πλαίσιο
- Italian: cornice
- Japanese: 骨組み
- Korean: 틀
- Norwegian: ramme
- Polish: rama
- European Portuguese: moldura
- Romanian: ramă
- Russian: рама
- Spanish: marco
- Swedish: ram
- Thai: โครงสร้าง
- Turkish: çerçeve
- Ukrainian: рама
- Vietnamese: khung
British English: frame VERB
When a picture or photograph is framed, it is put in a frame.
The picture is now ready to be mounted and framed.
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