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
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Some gaps may be obvious, such as a draft between a window and its frame, but others may be less visible.—Time, 20 Jan. 2023 Jones carried a lot on his 5-foot-8-inch, 175-pound frame, playing cornerback, wide receiver, and earning All-Pro honors as a punt returner.—Jim Mcbride, BostonGlobe.com, 20 Jan. 2023 His 6-2, 180-pound frame gives him range and a chance to track down any ball thrown deep.—Dallas News, 20 Jan. 2023 Its steel frame is designed to support up to 3,000 pounds, and the height of the worktop can be adjusted from 38 to 48 inches high.—Alex Rennie, Popular Mechanics, 18 Jan. 2023 Vargas, 17, was ranked as this year’s third-best international prospect by MLB Pipeline, which listed the right-handed hitter at 6-foot-3 and 170 pounds, and praised his athletic frame, advanced approach at the plate and above-average throwing arm.—Staff Writer
Follow, Los Angeles Times, 15 Jan. 2023 In an antechamber outside the senate floor, a conservator named Ismail Carvalho was inspecting a landscape painting that had been torn from its frame.—Emily Witt, The New Yorker, 13 Jan. 2023 The 7- or 8-inch inseam looked way too long on my short frame.—Christa Sgobba, SELF, 13 Jan. 2023 Besides his massive frame, Ika’s ability to recreate the line of scrimmage, play with a high motor, and push his offensive lineman backward with his heavy hands are his best attributes.—Lance Reisland, cleveland, 11 Jan. 2023
Bi-partisan agreement is possible if lawmakers frame migration as an opportunity rather than a humanitarian duty.—Kevin O'marah, Forbes, 29 Dec. 2022 Sister Pat sought to frame her work as more of moral persuasion.—Brian Murphy, Washington Post, 29 Dec. 2022 This quartet of chocolate bars from Haiti's first premier bean-to-bar company is presented so beautifully that chocolate-loving aesthetes might be tempted to frame the wrappers as art.—Jaimie Potters, Men's Health, 16 Nov. 2022 Recently this column noted the valiant effort by the New York Times to frame numerous presidential falsehoods as an element of Mr. Biden’s grandfatherly charm.—James Freeman, WSJ, 7 Nov. 2022 In remarks from Washington on Tuesday, Joe Biden is expected to frame November's elections as a choice on reproductive rights that are hanging in the balance in states across the country.—Jessie Dimartino, ABC News, 18 Oct. 2022 That note of weary confusion is all too believable; less persuasive is McDonagh’s effort to frame the private hostilities on Inisherin as a parable of the larger conflict.—Anthony Lane, The New Yorker, 14 Oct. 2022 Its focus on sustainable investments, which Fink touted in annual letters to corporate America, drew ire in red states, which frame the company as disdaining the oil and gas industry.—Annie Massa, Fortune, 13 Oct. 2022 That’s because Francis, in the final act of a relationship that was outwardly warm but often awkward, will be the one to frame the period of remembrance and mourning.—Chico Harlan, Washington Post, 5 Jan. 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