frame rate



  • noun the speed at which frames in a video sequence are displayed; measured in frames displayed per second


  • The number of frames displayed per second on a monitor or screen. This number should be at least 24 to simulate full motion.
  • Within a TV system, the number of times per second a frame is scanned. In the United States, this number is 30.
  • synonymframe frequency
  • synonymframes per second

Media Studies

  • noun the numbers of frames shown in a second, usually 24 during normal playback.