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Definitions of frame

The word frame uses 5 letters:aefmr.

FRAME is playable in:

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Scrabble US10
Scrabble UK10

v. t. - To construct by fitting and uniting the several parts of the skeleton of any structure; specifically, in woodwork, to put together by cutting parts of one member to fit parts of another. See Dovetail, Halve, v. t., Miter, Tenon, Tooth, Tusk, Scarf, and Splice. 2

v. t. - To originate; to plan; to devise; to contrive; to compose; in a bad sense, to invent or fabricate, as something false. 2

v. t. - To fit to something else, or for some specific end; to adjust; to regulate; to shape; to conform. 2

v. t. - To cause; to bring about; to produce. 2

v. t. - To support. 2

v. t. - To provide with a frame, as a picture. 2

v. i. - To shape; to arrange, as the organs of speech. 2

v. i. - To proceed; to go. 2

n. - 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

n. - The bodily structure; physical constitution; make or build of a person. 2

n. - 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 2

n. - The skeleton structure which supports the boiler and machinery of a locomotive upon its wheels. 2

n. - A molding box or flask, which being filled with sand serves as a mold for castings. 2

n. - The ribs and stretchers of an umbrella or other structure with a fabric covering. 2

n. - A structure of four bars, adjustable in size, on which cloth, etc., is stretched for quilting, embroidery, etc. 2

n. - A glazed portable structure for protecting young plants from frost. 2

n. - A stand to support the type cases for use by the compositor. 2

n. - A term applied, especially in England, to certain machines built upon or within framework; as, a stocking frame; lace frame; spinning frame, etc. 2

n. - Form; shape; proportion; scheme; structure; constitution; system; as, a frameof government. 2

n. - Particular state or disposition, as of the mind; humor; temper; mood; as, to be always in a happy frame. 2

n. - Contrivance; the act of devising or scheming. 2

n. - 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. 2