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Frame vs. Sketch

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Frameverb

(transitive) To fit, as for a specific end or purpose; make suitable or comfortable; adapt; adjust.

Sketchverb

(ambitransitive) To make a brief, basic drawing.

‘I usually sketch with a pen rather than a pencil.’;

Frameverb

(transitive) To construct by fitting or uniting together various parts; fabricate by union of constituent parts.

Sketchverb

(transitive) To describe briefly and with very few details.

‘He sketched the accident, sticking to the facts as they had happened.’;

Frameverb

(transitive) To bring or put into form or order; adjust the parts or elements of; compose; contrive; plan; devise.

Sketchnoun

A rapidly executed freehand drawing that is not intended as a finished work, often consisting of a multitude of overlapping lines.

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Frameverb

(transitive) 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.’;

Sketchnoun

A rough design, plan, or draft, as a rough draft of a book.

Frameverb

(transitive) Of a picture such as a painting or photograph, to place inside a decorative border.

Sketchnoun

A brief description of a person or account of an incident; a general presentation or outline.

Frameverb

(transitive) To position visually within a fixed boundary.

‘The director frames the fishing scene very well.’;

Sketchnoun

A brief, light, or unfinished dramatic, musical, or literary work or idea; especially a short, often humorous or satirical scene or play, frequently as part of a revue or variety show, a skit

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Frameverb

(transitive) 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.’;

Sketchnoun

a brief musical composition or theme, especially for the piano

Frameverb

Conspire to incriminate falsely a presumably innocent person. See frameup.

‘The gun had obviously been placed in her car in an effort to frame her.’;

Sketchnoun

a brief, light, or informal literary composition, such as an essay or short story.

Frameverb

To wash ore with the aid of a frame.

Sketchnoun

(informal) An amusing person.

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Frameverb

To move.

Sketchnoun

A lookout; vigilant watch for something.

‘to keep sketch’;

Frameverb

To proceed; to go.

Sketchnoun

(UK) A humorous newspaper article summarizing political events, making heavy use of metaphor, paraphrase and caricature.

Frameverb

(tennis) To hit (the ball) with the frame of the racquet rather than the strings (normally a mishit).

Sketchnoun

(math) A category together with a set of limit cones and a set of colimit cones.

Frameverb

To strengthen; refresh; support.

Sketchadjective

Sketchy, shady, questionable.

Frameverb

To execute; perform.

‘All have sworn him an oath that they should frame his will on earth.’;

Sketchnoun

An outline or general delineation of anything; a first rough or incomplete draught or plan of any design; especially, in the fine arts, such a representation of an object or scene as serves the artist's purpose by recording its chief features; also, a preliminary study for an original work.

Frameverb

To cause; to bring about; to produce.

Sketchverb

To draw the outline or chief features of; to make a rought of.

Frameverb

To profit; avail.

Sketchverb

To plan or describe by giving the principal points or ideas of.

Frameverb

To fit; accord.

Sketchverb

To make sketches, as of landscapes.

Frameverb

To succeed in doing or trying to do something; manage.

Sketchnoun

preliminary drawing for later elaboration;

‘he made several studies before starting to paint’;

Framenoun

The structural elements of a building or other constructed object.

‘Now that the frame is complete, we can start on the walls.’;

Sketchnoun

a brief literary description

Framenoun

Anything composed of parts fitted and united together; a fabric; a structure.

Sketchnoun

short descriptive summary (of events)

Framenoun

The structure of a person's body; the human body.

‘His starved flesh hung loosely on his once imposing frame.’;

Sketchnoun

a humorous or satirical drawing published in a newspaper or magazine

Framenoun

A rigid, generally rectangular mounting for paper, canvas or other flexible material.

‘The painting was housed in a beautifully carved frame.’;

Sketchverb

make a sketch of;

‘sketch the building’;

Framenoun

A piece of photographic film containing an image.

‘A film projector shows many frames in a single second.’;

Sketchverb

describe roughly or briefly or give the main points or summary of;

‘sketch the outline of the book’; ‘outline his ideas’;

Framenoun

A context for understanding or interpretation.

‘In this frame, it's easy to ask the question that the investigators missed.’;

Sketchnoun

a rough or unfinished drawing or painting, often made to assist in making a more finished picture

‘a charcoal sketch’;

Framenoun

(snooker) A complete game of snooker, from break-off until all the balls (or as many as necessary to win) have been potted.

Sketchnoun

a brief written or spoken account or description, giving only basic details

‘a biographical sketch of Ernest Hemingway’;

Framenoun

(networking) An independent chunk of data sent over a network.

Sketchnoun

a rough or unfinished version of any creative work

‘you can see how the first movement evolved from the composer's sketches’;

Framenoun

(bowling) 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.

Sketchnoun

a short humorous play or performance, consisting typically of one scene in a revue or comedy programme

‘a hilarious sketch for their latest BBC series’;

Framenoun

(horticulture) A movable structure used for the cultivation or the sheltering of plants.

‘a forcing-frame; a cucumber frame’;

Sketchnoun

a comical or amusing person or thing.

Framenoun

(philately) The outer decorated portion of a stamp's image, often repeated on several issues although the inner picture may change.

Sketchverb

make a rough drawing of

‘Jeanne sketched and painted whenever she had the time’; ‘as they talked, Modigliani began to sketch her’;

Framenoun

(philately) The outer circle of a cancellation mark.

Sketchverb

give a brief account or general outline of something

‘they sketched out the prosecution case’;

Framenoun

A division of time on a multimedia timeline, such as 1/30th or 1/60th of a second.

Sketchverb

perform (a gesture) with one's hands or body

‘he sketched a graceful bow in her direction’;

Framenoun

(Internet) An individually scrollable region of a webpage.

Framenoun

An inning.

Framenoun

Any of certain machines built upon or within framework.

‘a stocking frame; a lace frame; a spinning frame’;

Framenoun

(dated) Frame of mind; disposition.

‘to be always in a happy frame’;

Framenoun

(obsolete) Contrivance; the act of devising or scheming.

Framenoun

A stage or level of a video game.

Framenoun

A way of dividing nucleotide sequences into a set of consecutive triplets.

Framenoun

(computing) A form of knowledge representation in artificial intelligence.

Framenoun

(mathematics) A complete lattice in which meets distribute over arbitrary joins.

Frameverb

To construct by fitting and uniting the several parts of the skeleton of any structure; specifically, in woodwork, to put together by cutting parts of one member to fit parts of another. See Dovetail, Halve, v. t., Miter, Tenon, Tooth, Tusk, Scarf, and Splice.

Frameverb

To originate; to plan; to devise; to contrive; to compose; in a bad sense, to invent or fabricate, as something false.

‘How many excellent reasonings are framed in the mind of a man of wisdom and study in a length of years.’;

Frameverb

To fit to something else, or for some specific end; to adjust; to regulate; to shape; to conform.

‘And frame my face to all occasions.’; ‘We may in some measure frame our minds for the reception of happiness.’; ‘The human mind is framed to be influenced.’;

Frameverb

To cause; to bring about; to produce.

‘Fear frames disorder, and disorder wounds.’;

Frameverb

To support.

‘That on a staff his feeble steps did frame.’;

Frameverb

To provide with a frame, as a picture.

Frameverb

to manufacture false evidence against (an innocent person), so as to make the person appear guilty of a crime. The act of framing a person is often referred to as a frame-up.

Frameverb

To shape; to arrange, as the organs of speech.

Frameverb

To proceed; to go.

‘The bauty of this sinful dameMade many princes thither frame.’;

Framenoun

Anything composed of parts fitted and united together; a fabric; a structure; esp., the constructional system, whether of timber or metal, that gives to a building, vessel, etc., its model and strength; the skeleton of a structure.

‘These are thy glorious works, Parent of good,Almighty! thine this universal frame.’;

Framenoun

The bodily structure; physical constitution; make or build of a person.

‘Some bloody passion shakes your very frame.’; ‘No frames could be strong enough to endure it.’;

Framenoun

A kind of open case or structure made for admitting, inclosing, or supporting things, as that which incloses or contains a window, door, picture, etc.; that on which anything is held or stretched

Framenoun

A term applied, especially in England, to certain machines built upon or within framework; as, a stocking frame; lace frame; spinning frame, etc.

Framenoun

Form; shape; proportion; scheme; structure; constitution; system; as, a frameof government.

‘She that hath a heart of that fine frameTo pay this debt of love but to a brother.’; ‘Put your discourse into some frame.’;

Framenoun

Particular state or disposition, as of the mind; humor; temper; mood; as, to be always in a happy frame. Same as frame of mind

Framenoun

Contrivance; the act of devising or scheming.

‘John the bastardWhose spirits toil in frame of villainies.’;

Framenoun

In games: (a) In pool, the triangular form used in setting up the balls; also, the balls as set up, or the round of playing required to pocket them all; as, to play six frames in a game of 50 points. (b) In bowling, as in tenpins, one of the several innings forming a game.

Framenoun

a structure supporting or containing something

Framenoun

one of a series of still transparent photographs on a strip of film used in making movies

Framenoun

alternative names for the body of a human being;

‘Leonardo studied the human body’; ‘he has a strong physique’; ‘the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak’;

Framenoun

a period of play in baseball during which each team has a turn at bat

Framenoun

the hard structure (bones and cartilages) that provides a frame for the body of an animal

Framenoun

the internal supporting structure that gives an artifact its shape;

‘the building has a steel skeleton’;

Frameverb

enclose in or as if in a frame;

‘frame a picture’;

Frameverb

enclose in a frame, as of a picture

Frameverb

take or catch as if in a snare or trap;

‘I was set up!’; ‘The innocent man was framed by the police’;

Frameverb

formulate in a particular style or language;

‘I wouldn't put it that way’; ‘She cast her request in very polite language’;

Frameverb

draw up the plans or basic details for;

‘frame a policy’;

Frameverb

construct by fitting or uniting parts together

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