framing


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fram·ing

 (frā′mĭng)
n.
A frame, framework, or system of frames.

framing

(ˈfreɪmɪŋ)
n
1. (Building) a frame, framework, or system of frames
2. the way in which something is framed
3. (Film) adjustment of the longitudinal position of the film in a projector gate to secure proper vertical positioning of the picture on the screen

fram•ing

(ˈfreɪ mɪŋ)

n.
1. the act, process, or manner of constructing anything.
2. a frame or a system of frames; framework.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.framing - formulation of the plans and important detailsframing - formulation of the plans and important details; "the framing of judicial decrees"
conceptualization, formulation, conceptualisation - inventing or contriving an idea or explanation and formulating it mentally
2.framing - a framework that supports and protects a picture or a mirror; "the frame enhances but is not itself the subject of attention"; "the frame was much more valuable than the miror it held"
framework - a structure supporting or containing something
Translations

framing

[ˈfreɪmɪŋ] N
1. (also picture framing) → enmarcado m
2. (Art, Phot) → encuadrado m

framing

n
(action) → (Ein)rahmen nt
(= frame)Rahmen, Einfassung
(TV) → Bildeinstellung f
References in classic literature ?
I went on with my day's business tranquilly; but ever and anon vague suggestions kept wandering across my brain of reasons why I should quit Thornfield; and I kept involuntarily framing advertisements and pondering conjectures about new situations: these thoughts I did not think check; they might germinate and bear fruit if they could.
He was not capable of framing his own questions: the words faltered on his lips, and the ready tears came into his eyes.
Such of you as are now dissatisfied, still have the old Constitution unimpaired, and, on the sensitive point, the laws of your own framing under it; while the new administration will have no immediate power, if it would, to change either.
In framing a government for posterity as well as ourselves, we ought, in those provisions which are designed to be permanent, to calculate, not on temporary, but on permanent causes of expense.
IT IS not a little remarkable that in every case reported by ancient history, in which government has been established with deliberation and consent, the task of framing it has not been committed to an assembly of men, but has been performed by some individual citizen of preeminent wisdom and approved integrity.
People thought that she was younger, because her hair, which she wore in bands framing her pale face, was brown.
And by the time she rose from her knees mechanically, because all the rest were rising, the colour had returned to her cheeks even with a heightened glow, for she was framing little indignant speeches to herself, saying she hated Arthur for giving her this pain--she would like him to suffer too.
A ring of dense trees ran round the back of the island temple, framing the facade of it in dark foliage, and he could have sworn he saw a stir as of something moving among the leaves.
All the rest of the night I tossed and tumbled, framing theory after theory, each more unlikely than the last.
He looked at me a moment, his lips still prim, but whitening and tightening; then he deliberately broke his long pipe and glass on the table and stood up, the very picture of a perfect gentleman with the framing temper of a fiend.
Yet he was not an extravagant-minded man in this, and in constructing his family tree on the new basis was duly reasonable in framing his inter-marriages and aristocratic links, never inserting a single title above a rank of strict moderation.