• structural timbers assembled into a given construction system.
  • Any construction work involving and incorporating a frame, as around a window or door opening.
  • The unfinished structure, or underlying rough timbers of a building, including walls, roofs, and floors. See also balloon framing and platform framing.


  • The adjusting of a picture, such as that appearing on a monitor or screen, so that it is in the desired position.
  • The synchronization of the vertical component of a video signal, such as that of TV.
  • In fax communications, the adjustment of the picture to a desired position in the direction of line progression.
  • synonymframe synchronization

Media Studies

  • noun the adjustment of the positioning of a film in a projector so that the image on the screen is shown in the correct position
  • noun the way a scene in a film is composed within the visual field of the camera