In computer networking and telecommunication, a frame is a digital data transmission unit that includes frame synchronization, i.e. a sequence of bits or symbols making it possible for the receiver to detect the beginning and end of the packet in the stream of symbols or bits. If a receiver is connected to the system in the middle of a frame transmission, it ignores the data until it detects a new frame synchronization sequence.

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  1. The structural elements of a building or other constructed object.
  2. The structure of a person's body.
  3. A rigid, generally rectangular mounting for paper, canvas or other flexible material.
  4. A piece of photographic film containing an image.
  5. A context for understanding or interpretation.
  6. A complete game of snooker, from break-off until all the balls (or as many as necessary to win) have been potted.
  7. An independent chunk of data sent over a network.
  8. A set of balls whose results are added together for scoring purposes. Usually two balls, but only one ball in the case of a strike, and three balls in the case of a strike or a spare in the last frame of a game.
  9. The outer decorated portion of a stamp's image, often repeated on several issues although the inner picture may change.
  10. A division of time on a multimedia timeline, such as 1/30th of a second.
  11. An individually scrollable region of a webpage.
  12. An inning.


  1. To strengthen; refresh; support.
    At last, with creeping crooked pace forth came / An old, old man, with beard as white as snow, / That on a staffe his feeble steps did frame. ― Spenser.
  2. To execute; perform.
    The silken tackle / Swell with the touches of those flower-soft hands / That yarely frame the office. ― Shakespeare.
  3. To cause; to bring about; to produce.
  4. To profit; avail.
  5. To fit; accord.
    When thou hast turned them all ways, and done thy best to hew them and to make them frame, thou must be fain to cast them out. ― Tyndale.
  6. To succeed in doing or trying to do something; manage.
  7. To fit, as for a specific end or purpose; make suitable or comfortable; adapt; adjust.
  8. To construct by fitting or uniting together various parts; fabricate by union of constituent parts.
  9. To bring or put into form or order; adjust the parts or elements of; compose; contrive; plan; devise.
  10. Of a constructed object such as a building, to put together the structural elements.
    Once we finish framing the house, we'll hang tin on the roof.
  11. Of a picture such as a painting or photograph, to place inside a decorative border.
  12. To position visually within a fixed boundary.
    The director frames the fishing scene very well.
  13. To construct in words so as to establish a context for understanding or interpretation.
    How would you frame your accomplishments?
    The way the opposition has framed the argument makes it hard for us to win.
  14. Conspire to incriminate falsely a presumably innocent person.
    The gun had obviously been placed in her car in an effort to frame her.
  15. To wash ore with the aid of a frame.
  16. To move.
    An oath, and a threat to set Throttler on me if I did not frame off, rewarded my perseverance. ― E. Bronte.
  17. To proceed; to go.

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