from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A frame, framework, or system of frames.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The manner or style of putting together.
  • noun A framework or frame; a system of frames.
  • noun In metallurgical operations, a process of separating the slime, as received from the trunk, into grades according to value. Also called ragging. See framingtable.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun The act, process, or style of putting together a frame, or of constructing anything; a frame; that which frames.
  • noun (Arch. & Engin.) A framework, or a sy� of frames.
  • noun (Carp.) a heavy chisel with a socket shank for making mortises.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of frame.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun formulation of the plans and important details
  • noun a framework that supports and protects a picture or a mirror


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