Translation of "frame" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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framenoun [ C ]

uk /freɪm/ us /freɪm/

frame noun [ C ] (BORDER)

B1 a border that surrounds and supports a picture, door, or window

(图画、门、窗的)框,框架
a picture frame 画框
frames

the plastic or metal structure that holds together a pair of glasses

眼镜框架

More examples

  • A picture frame often has bevelled edges.
  • This door won't shut properly. I think the frame must be out of true.
  • The painting was presented in a gilt picture frame.
  • She painted the window frames with great care so that no paint got onto the glass.
  • She wears glasses with tortoiseshell frames.

frame noun [ C ] (STRUCTURE)

B2 the basic structure of a building, vehicle, or piece of furniture that other parts are added onto

(建筑物、车辆或家具的)构架,支架,骨架
a bicycle frame 自行车车架

UK US rack a wooden or plastic triangle used to put the balls into position at the start of a game such as snooker

(台球、斯诺克等运动中开球时使用的)三角框

the size and shape of someone's body

体格;骨架
My sister has a much bigger frame than me. 我姐姐的骨架比我大很多。
frame of mind

C2 the way someone thinks or feels about something at a particular time

心态,心境
The most important thing is to go into the exam in a positive frame of mind. 最重要的是要以积极的心态参加考试。
frame of reference

a set of ideas or facts accepted by a person that explains their behaviour, opinions, or decisions

(某人的行为、看法或决定所依据的)参照准则,观念体系
How can Christians and atheists ever come to understand each other when their frames of reference are so different? 基督徒和无神论者的思想观念差异如此之大,他们又怎么能相互理解呢?

More examples

  • The opera singer's 104-kilo frame has earned him the epithet of 'Man Mountain' in the press.
  • The frame needs to be strong enough to support the engine assembly .
  • He has a runner's wiry frame.
  • It's a frame rucksack with a belt and padded shoulder straps.
  • Although it was old, the frame of the bed was in good condition.

frame noun [ C ] (GAME)

a period of play in some games, such as snooker

(斯诺克等游戏的)一局
She lost the next two frames. 她输掉了接下来的两局。

frame noun [ C ] (PHOTOGRAPH)

specialized art one of the pictures on a strip of photographic film, or one of the single pictures that together form a television or cinema film

(摄影胶片的)画格;(电视或电影的)画面,镜头

frameverb

uk /freɪm/ us /freɪm/

frame verb (EXPRESS)

[ T ] to express something choosing your words carefully

(措词谨慎地)表达,说出
The interview would have been more productive if the questions had been framed more precisely. 如果当时问题提得更确切些,采访就会更有成效。

frame verb (MAKE GUILTY)

[ T often passive ] informal to make a person seem to be guilty of a crime when they are not, by producing facts or information that are not true

陷害,诬陷
He claimed he'd been framed by the police. 他声称自己被警方陷害了。

frame verb (BORDER)

[ T ] to fix a border around a picture, etc. and often glass in front of it

给(图画等)装(镜)框
I keep meaning to get that photo framed. 我一直打算给那张照片镶上框。

[ T ] to form an edge to something in an attractive way

修饰…的边缘
Her new hairstyle frames her face in a much more flattering way. 她的新发型把脸衬托得漂亮多了。

(Translation of “frame” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)