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Topic: GARDENING


frame

1 noun
     
frame
frame1 S3 W3
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border

[countable]DT a structure made of wood, metal, plastic etc that surrounds something such as a picture or window, and holds it in place:
They removed the picture from its wooden frame.
2

structure

[countable]DT the structure or main supporting parts of a piece of furniture, vehicle, or other object:
the frame of the chair
3

body

[countable]HBH the general shape formed by the bones of someone's body
4

glasses

[countable usually plural]DMH the metal or plastic part of a pair of glasses that holds the lenses
5

main facts/ideas

[countable usually singular] the main ideas, facts etc that something is based on:
A clear explanation of the subject provides a frame on which a deeper understanding can be built.
Some comments may or may not be understood as harassment, depending on your frame of reference (=knowledge and beliefs that influence the way you think).
6

be in/out of the frame (for something)

to have or not have the chance to take part in something [= be in/out of the running (for something)]:
Liverpool are in the frame for a place in the Cup Final.
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film

[countable]TCP an area of film that contains one photograph, or one of the series of separate photographs that make up a film or video
8

sport

[countable]DGO a complete part in the games of snooker or bowling:
I won the next three frames.
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internet

[countable]DLG one of the areas into which a webpage is divided
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