frame a picture


frame a picture
encase a painting or drawing in a protective border

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • frame´less — frame «fraym», noun, verb, framed, fram|ing. –n. 1. a support over which something is stretched or built; framework: »the frame of a house. 2. anything made of parts fitted and joined together; structure or system: »His [Milton s] death dissolved …   Useful english dictionary

  • frame´a|ble — frame «fraym», noun, verb, framed, fram|ing. –n. 1. a support over which something is stretched or built; framework: »the frame of a house. 2. anything made of parts fitted and joined together; structure or system: »His [Milton s] death dissolved …   Useful english dictionary

  • Picture — Pic ture, n. [L. pictura, fr. pingere, pictum, to paint: cf. F. peinture. See {Paint}.] 1. The art of painting; representation by painting. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Any well expressed image . . . either in picture or sculpture. Sir H. Wotton. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Picture gallery — Picture Pic ture, n. [L. pictura, fr. pingere, pictum, to paint: cf. F. peinture. See {Paint}.] 1. The art of painting; representation by painting. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Any well expressed image . . . either in picture or sculpture. Sir H. Wotton …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Picture red — Picture Pic ture, n. [L. pictura, fr. pingere, pictum, to paint: cf. F. peinture. See {Paint}.] 1. The art of painting; representation by painting. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Any well expressed image . . . either in picture or sculpture. Sir H. Wotton …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Picture writing — Picture Pic ture, n. [L. pictura, fr. pingere, pictum, to paint: cf. F. peinture. See {Paint}.] 1. The art of painting; representation by painting. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Any well expressed image . . . either in picture or sculpture. Sir H. Wotton …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • frame —   Haka kaula i, hakakū (for drying); haka ipu (for hanging calabashes); lā au (picture frame); holopapa (for tapa); o a (of ships); kū (of a bed).    ♦ Frame a picture, ho opa a i ka lā au ki i …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • frame in — verb enclose in or as if in a frame (Freq. 2) frame a picture • Syn: ↑frame, ↑border • Derivationally related forms: ↑border (for: ↑border), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Frame shutter mode — Frame shutter mode, also known as progressive shutter mode is the name that Sony came up with after it developed a progressive scan CCD for video cameras. This mode allows full frame acquisition with conventional interlaced field output. In Frame …   Wikipedia

  • frame — [frām] vt. framed, framing [ME framen < frame, a structure, frame, prob. < ON frami, profit, benefit, akin to frama, to further < fram, forward (akin to OE fram, FROM); some senses < OE framian, to be helpful: see FURNISH] 1. to shape …   English World dictionary


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