a rigid structure that surrounds or encloses something such as a door or window.
His mother stood in the frame of the kitchen door, hands on her hips and a grim expression on her face.
a structural environment within which a class of words or other linguistic units can be correctly used. For example I —— him is a frame for a large class of transitive verbs.
Correct capitalization could help German readers extract the structural frame of a sentence.
a single complete picture in a series forming a movie, television, or video film.
It would seem, in fact, that not a single frame of film has been left on the cutting room floor.