What is Frame ?
Frame is (noun) 1. a border around something such as a pair of glasses, a picture, a mirror, or a window He has glasses with gold frames. I think the frame is worth more than the painting. 2. one picture in a film The book is illustrated with frames from some of his films. 3. a basic structure The car has an aluminium frame. (verb) 1. to put a frame round a picture The photograph has been framed in red. 2. to make someone seem to be guilty He says he was framed by the police. It wasn’t me I’ve been framed! 3. to put words together to make a sentence He had some difficulty in framing his reply. The note was framed in very formal language.
source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level