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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 ?
Their panes are of a crimson-tinted glass, set in rose-wood framings, more massive than usual.
"Can I be of any use to you, aunt?" asked the large youth, framing himself in the open doorway.
As the girl passed down through the hall, she went before open doors framing more eyes strangely microscopic, and sending broad beams of inquisitive light into the darkness of her path.
Anna was already dressed in a low-necked gown of light silk and velvet that she had had made in Paris, and with costly white lace on her head, framing her face, and particularly becoming, showing up her dazzling beauty.
"Surely, this Bavarian peasant is worthy of framing; and this basket of apples!
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.
To Pierre all men seemed like those soldiers, seeking refuge from life: some in ambition, some in cards, some in framing laws, some in women, some in toys, some in horses, some in politics, some in sport, some in wine, and some in governmental affairs.
In the parlor lay Matthew Cuthbert in his coffin, his long gray hair framing his placid face on which there was a little kindly smile as if he but slept, dreaming pleasant dreams.
He is vain and blustering, refusing to discourse unless he is paid, fond of making an oration, and hoping thereby to escape the inevitable Socrates; but a mere child in argument, and unable to foresee that the next "move" (to use a Platonic expression) will "shut him up." He has reached the stage of framing general notions, and in this respect is in advance of Cephalus and Polemarchus.
I first declined the proposal, and pretended business, but as he was very earnest and pressing, hunger at last overcame my pride, and I fairly confessed to him I had no money in my pocket; yet not without framing a lie for an excuse, and imputing it to my having changed my breeches that morning.
She was sunk in a pit of blackness, with but that small square of pallid light framing the star that she had so whimsically and oh, so ineffectually named.
He was not capable of framing his own questions: the words faltered on his lips, and the ready tears came into his eyes.