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frame

noun [C] (STRUCTURE)    /freɪm/
B2 the basic structure of a building, vehicle, or piece of furniture that other parts are added onto: a bicycle frameFrames and structures UK (US rack) a wooden or plastic triangle used to put the balls into position at the start of a game such as billiards or snookerSnooker, pool and billiards the size and shape of someone's body: My sister has a much bigger frame than me.The body frame of mind C2 the way someone thinks or feels about something at a particular time: The most important thing is to go into the exam in a positive frame of mind.Moods frame of reference a set of ideas or facts accepted by a person that explains their behaviour, opinions, or decisions: How can Christians and atheists ever come to understand each other when their frames of reference are so different?Opinions, beliefs and points of view
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