Definition of Picture frame

1. Noun. A framework in which a picture is mounted.

Generic synonyms: Framework
Terms within: Border, Molding, Moulding



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Picture Frame

picts
pictura
picturable
pictural
picturals
picture
picture-perfect
picture-skew
picture book
picture books
picture box
picture card
picture dictionaries
picture dictionary
picture element
picture frame (current term)
picture frame vertebra
picture framing
picture gallery
picture hat
picture message
picture messaging
picture molding
picture palace
picture paper
picture plane
picture postcard
picture rail
picture rails
picture show

Literary usage of Picture frame

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society by Massachusetts Historical Society (1914)
"I inclose a rough sketch for a picture frame, which I think would be very pretty and neat if made of metal ..."

2. Design and Construction in Wood by William Noyes (1913)
"... PICTURES The first thing to do in making a picture-frame is to select the picture, because such details as the use of a mat, the size, proportion, tone, ..."

3. Official Catalogue by United States Centennial Commission (1876)
"405 273 Barrett, Mrs. SM—Carved chess table and picture frame. 405 274 Pitman, Miss Agnes. ... 405 stand and picture frame. 405 289 Drake, Miss Ada diniere. ..."

4. Play Production in America by Arthur Edwin Krows (1916)
"CHAPTER XVIII THE picture frame FROM time to time in the past thirty years or more, the stage picture has emerged upon an extended apron from the frame in ..."

5. Letters & Papers of John Singleton Copley and Henry Pelham, 1739-1776 by John Singleton Copley, Henry Pelham (1914)
"I inclose a rough sketch for a picture frame, which I think would be very pretty and neat if made of metal ..."

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