A frame or framework is a structural system or a skeleton that supports other components of the object. It is used in this basic sense in art, construction, and mechanical engineering, and the expression 'frame' for eyeglasses.
The word also has many extended, metaphorical meanings in various fields:
The Frames is also the name of an Irish rock band, fronted by Glen Hansard.
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A frame or framework is a structural system or a skeleton that supports other components of the object. Collector knives, ceramic figurines, statues, plates, Monopoly sets, chess sets and board games, plaques and other collectables were issued, most in 'limited-editions'. one complete game of snooker; a match usually comprises at least three frames. Later the Franklin Mint entered the die-cast car market, producing numerous designs. in psychology, Framing (psychology). However, silver prices climbed, making the cost of larger items high, and replacement bronze and pewter issues did not appeal to collectors as much. in law, to frame someone is to make it look as if they committed a crime when they in fact did not commit said crime, as in the title of the movie Who Framed Roger Rabbit; see frameup. Custom wood cases, fancy packaging and certificates appealed to collectors, and the market boomed.
See frame (dance). Prices were fairly reasonable, compared to the cost of silver, and often tens of thousands of sets were sold. the connection between lead and follow in partner dancing. Sets were limited to the number of subscribers by a cut-off date, resulting in 'limited editions'. each player's turn in bowling games. Presidents and States were the two most numerous types of sets, with Space and Important Persons and other topics popular. also in mathematics, a frame can refer to a complete Heyting algebra. They minted in their own production facility numerous sets of theme-based silver medals and ingots, selling them on the subscription plan, with buyers getting a monthly shipment and invoice.
Also projective frame. The Franklin Mint was one of the earliest and largest minters of replacement slot machine tokens. See vierbein for an orthonormal frame. The Nevada casinos used silver dollars in their slot machines, which were soon worth more than a dollar. in mathematics, a frame is an abstract concept on a manifold, generalising frame of reference to a basis for the tangent bundle varying from point to point. In the 1960's the price of silver rose, causing all silver coins to be removed from circulation. a frame of reference in physics. The company started by marketing privately-minted gold and silver commemorative rounds and medallions, but quickly branched out into other collectibles.
a narrative frame in literature, film, or storytelling. It was founded by Joseph Segel. a frame tale in literature. The Franklin Mint is a private corporation based in Media, Pennsylvania, USA which markets "collectables" of their own designs. Semantic frames in cognitive science, linguistics, or communication theory. the frame problem in artificial intelligence, a data structure for representing a stereotyped situation.
in video compression different frames –- called I-frames, P-frames, B-frames, and D-frames –- are used for motion compensation. a complete image, or the set of all picture elements representing it, in video display. one of the film frames or video frames composing a film or video
an A-frame, often used as a caning -, whipping - or flogging frame, used for securing the victim of physical punishment (either standing with his hands tied where the side bars meet above him, or to bend over the shorter cross-bar). frames are often called after a shape they resemble, e.g. in mechanical engineering, a bicycle frame, for instance. a beehive frame.
a space frame in construction. in art, a picture frame is a solid border around a picture or painting.