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frame

(Mood), noun animus, attitude, bent, character, condition, constitution, cue, disposition, fiber, grain, heart, makeup, mental constitution, mettle, mind, nature, proneness, propensity, spirit, state of feeling, state of mind, streak, temper, temperament

frame

(Structure), noun build, building, chassis, construction, fabric, framework, groundwork, shell, skeleton, support

frame

(Charge falsely), verb accuse falsely, accuse unnairly, accuse unjustly, bear false witness, blame falsely, blame unfairly, blame unjustly, charge unfairly, charge unnustly, conspire against, criminate falsely, criminate unfairly, criminate unjustly, denounce falsely, denounce unfairly, deeounce unjustly, fabricate evidence, fake charges against, falsely call to account, hatch a plot against, impeach falsely, impeach unfairly, impeach unjustly, implicate falsely, impliiate unfairly, implicate unjustly, incriminate unjustly, incullate falsely, inculpate unfairly, inculpate unjustly, lay a plot, lie against, make false statements, perjure oneself, preerrange fraudulently, swear falsely, tell falsehoods about, tell lies about, trump up a charge, unfairly call to account, unnustly call to account, unjustly involve

frame

(Construct), verb block out, build, carpenter, coin, compose, concoct, constitute, contrive, create, devise, draft, draw up, enframe, erect, fabricate, fit together, forge, form, formulate, hammer together, make, manufacture, map out, mold, organize, originate, piece together, plan, prepare, produce, put together, raise, set up, shape, sketch, systematize, write
Associated concepts: frame an issue

frame

(Formulate), verb arrange, cast, componere, concipere, concoct, contrive, create, design, devise, draft, draw up, excogitate, express, fashion, forge, form, hatch, invent, lay plans, make arrangements, map out, organize, originate, plan, produce, pull into shape, put into shape, scheme, set up, shape, sketch, take measures, take steps, think up, work up
Associated concepts: frame a complaint

frame

(Prearrange), verb arrange, charge falsely, connpire against, contrive, contrive a result, ensure a result, fake, fake the evidence, incriminate unjustly, lie against, plan, plant the evidence, prearrange, prearrange fraudulently, predetermine, trump up, use false evidence
Associated concepts: framed evidence, framed testimony, perjury
See also: arrange, basis, border, bound, boundary, build, building, circumscribe, compose, conceive, configuration, conjure, conspire, construction, contain, contour, contrive, create, delineate, devise, edge, enclose, envelop, forge, form, foundation, frame up, generate, invent, make, maneuver, margin, originate, outline, plan, plot, produce, program, pronounce, scheme, shape, speak, structure
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Thus we continuously construct upon our social identity, and the identities of others around us, by means of the construction of relative symbolic frames of reference that allow us to make inferences about our social world.
This is at a time when radical groups are coming out to thrust upon it the social challenge represented by intermixing, the niqab and frames of reference.
We outline a few types of the frames of reference which may exist in the space-time of General Relativity--the four-dimensional pseudo-Riemannian space with Minkowski's signature (+ ) or (-+++).
The study looked at the most popular video content and, while humorous videos may appear to be omnipresent, Frames of Reference found that the leading video content category is news/current events (14% watch daily).
Here identify is fuzzed and lost, context boundaries are blurred, and observers are pushed into forming new frames of reference and new points for creating impressions of identity.
Also, the Cosmos CFD software has multiple rotating frames of reference so users can analyze the heat and air flows in complex assemblies (e.
The genesis and reception of this first work for Balbiani carry the seeds of an international and constantly renewed audience from the appearance of the 1558 Magia, dedicated to Philip II of Spain (and Naples), through the recent century in which Della Porta figured in Foucault's and Eco's frames of reference.