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Word meaning frame

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.
v. t. To originate; to plan; to devise; to contrive; to compose; in a bad sense, to invent or fabricate, as something false.
v. t. To fit to something else, or for some specific end; to adjust; to regulate; to shape; to conform.
v. t. To cause; to bring about; to produce.
v. t. To support.
v. t. To provide with a frame, as a picture.
v. i. To shape; to arrange, as the organs of speech.
v. i. To proceed; to go.
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.
n. The bodily structure; physical constitution; make or build of a person.
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
n. The skeleton structure which supports the boiler and machinery of a locomotive upon its wheels.
n. A molding box or flask, which being filled with sand serves as a mold for castings.
n. The ribs and stretchers of an umbrella or other structure with a fabric covering.
n. A structure of four bars, adjustable in size, on which cloth, etc., is stretched for quilting, embroidery, etc.
n. A glazed portable structure for protecting young plants from frost.
n. A stand to support the type cases for use by the compositor.
n. A term applied, especially in England, to certain machines built upon or within framework; as, a stocking frame; lace frame; spinning frame, etc.
n. Form; shape; proportion; scheme; structure; constitution; system; as, a frameof government.
n. Particular state or disposition, as of the mind; humor; temper; mood; as, to be always in a happy frame.
n. Contrivance; the act of devising or scheming.

Crossword clues for frame

- Basic structure
- Outside part
- Single game of snooker
- State (of mind)
- To put together

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