the frame of a house
I need new frames for my glasses. Verb
It was the first state to frame a written constitution.
She framed her questions carefully.
He took the time to frame a thoughtful reply.
She claims that she was framed. See More
Recent Examples on the Web
Sophomore Sabine Wetzel brings a 6-foot-4 frame to the middle of the front line, and junior defensive specialist Maggie Turner adds leadership.—Aj Traub, BostonGlobe.com, 7 Sep. 2023 Even the transition frames preserve the statistics.—Jack Murtagh, Scientific American, 7 Sep. 2023 But it’s built up by linear pieces of wood going back into the frame.—Elizabeth Myong, Dallas News, 6 Sep. 2023 The Montero Sport shares the front bodywork of the latest Mighty Max pickup truck (no longer sold in the U.S.), but its full-length ladder-type frame has more in common with that of the bigger Montero wagon, including a 107.3-inch wheelbase.—Phil Berg, Car and Driver, 5 Sep. 2023 The mud sticks to the tires and then the braking mechanism and the frame.—Ben Poston, Los Angeles Times, 5 Sep. 2023 Jorge Mateo singled to lead off the frame off left-handed starting pitcher Kenny Rosenberg and scored on Hays’ 33rd double of the season.—Jacob Calvin Meyer, Baltimore Sun, 5 Sep. 2023 Marist 1-1 (6) Sophomore receiver Stephen Brown and 6-foot-7 frame is great target for Owen Winters.—Jeff Vorva, Chicago Tribune, 4 Sep. 2023 Other options like the Asus ROG Falchion and HyperX Alloy Origins 65 see their frames terminate almost as soon as their keys end.—Mark Knapp, PCMAG, 4 Sep. 2023
Judge Milan Smith, a George W. Bush appointee, described at length how his colleague had omitted essential details and framed what happened in misleading terms.—Matt Ford, The New Republic, 8 Sep. 2023 One picture shows an alligator, illuminated by Ms. Caulfield, with its mouth open and framed by tall grass.—Richard Sandomir, New York Times, 7 Sep. 2023 But then Sircar flagged the two entrances, which were framed by enormous peaked arches with fluted flourishes at their bases.—Daniel Brook, The New Yorker, 7 Sep. 2023 Layering provides lift while also framing the face.—Kaitlyn Yarborough, Southern Living, 7 Sep. 2023 The all-electric, green energy home has solar panels plus a solar hot water heater, extra insulation and energy efficient commercial-grade double-pane windows that frame views of the skyline, four mountains and riverscape.—Jeastman, oregonlive, 7 Sep. 2023 That, in turn, led the president to berate the league and its players, framing them as unpatriotic.—Alex Weprin, The Hollywood Reporter, 6 Sep. 2023 The grosgrain ribbon mat (available in red, dark gray, and white) introduces unexpected yet timeless texture, drawing more attention to the meaningful moment framed inside.—Quincy Bulin, Better Homes & Gardens, 5 Sep. 2023 His inaugural gambit, back in Season 1, was robbing the Louvre — not for profit, but as part of a long-running plot to avenge his father, who was framed by a rich family and killed himself in prison.—Lili Loofbourow, Washington Post, 4 Sep. 2023
After the shutter button is pressed, Samsung uses advanced multi-frame processing to combine multiple images into a single picture and AI to automatically adjust the photo as necessary.—Samantha Kelly, CNN, 5 Apr. 2023 To start with, the company’s Super Resolution feature kicks in at zoom levels of 25x and higher, and uses multi-frame processing to combine over 10 images to reduce noise and enhance clarity.—Jon Porter, The Verge, 15 Mar. 2023 These tools often leverage multi-frame photography that appears directly in the platform, but also gets repurposed for downloadable PDF digital catalogs.—Outside Online, 17 Dec. 2021 This is where software processing comes in: Xiaomi’s post-image processing uses a proprietary algorithm that cleans up the shot with multi-frame HDR and defogging.—Ben Sin, Forbes, 30 Aug. 2021 The weld between the outrigger assembly and the body's sub-frame assembly may be inadequate, which could result in failure of the aerial unit during use.—Detroit Free Press, 5 June 2021 The Spurs were 0-3 in OT heading into Monday, including extra-frame losses to Atlanta and Indiana earlier this month.—Jeff McDonald, San Antonio Express-News, 27 Apr. 2021 See More
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Verb, Noun, and Adjective
Middle English, to benefit, construct, from Old English framian to benefit, make progress; akin to Old Norse fram forward, Old English fram from