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frame

 [frām]
a rigid supporting structure or a structure for immobilizing a part.
Balkan frame an apparatus for continuous extension in treatment of fractures of the femur, consisting of an overhead bar, with pulleys attached, by which the leg is supported in a sling.
Bradford frame a rectangular structure of gas pipe across which are stretched two strips of canvas, once used as a bed frame for patients with fractures or disease of the hip or spine.
quadriplegic standing frame a device for supporting in the upright position a patient whose four limbs are paralyzed.
Stryker frame see stryker frame.

frame

(frām),
A structure made of parts fitted together.

frame

(frām) a rigid structure for giving support to or for immobilizing a part.
Balkan frame  an apparatus for continuous extension in treatment of fractures of the femur, consisting of an overhead bar, with pulleys attached, by which the leg is supported in a sling.
Bradford frame  a canvas-covered, rectangular frame of pipe; used as a bed frame in disease of the spine or thigh.
quadriplegic standing frame  a device for supporting in the upright position a patient whose four limbs are paralyzed.
Stryker frame  one consisting of canvas stretched on anterior and posterior frames, on which the patient can be rotated around their longitudinal axis.
trial frame  an eyeglass frame designed to permit insertion of different lenses used in correcting refractive errors of vision.

frame

[frām]
a structure, usually rigid, designed for giving support to or for immobilizing a part.

frame

(frām)
A supporting or integrating structure made of parts fitted together.

frame

A structure in metal, plastic, tortoiseshell, wood, leather, etc. for enclosing or supporting ophthalmic lenses but usually considered without the lenses. See spectacles.

frame

(frām)
A supporting or integrating structure made of parts fitted together.

frame,

n a structure, usually rigid, designed to give support or attachment to a part, or to immobilize a part.
frame, implant,
frame, occluding
(ōkloo´ding),
n a device for relating casts to each other for the purpose of arranging teeth or for use in making an index of the occlusion of dentures; an articulator. See also articulator.
frame, rubber dam,

frame

1. a rigid supporting structure.
2. a structure for immobilizing a part.

frame shift mutation
see frame shift mutation.
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Experiment 1 shows that when the frames of reference provided by the model, the room and the body are consistent and the goal location is directly signaled by a guidance-cue, 6- and 10-year-old children quickly learn to solve the task, with no differences by age or gender.
However, although trained in a situation of consistency between different frames of reference, 10-year-old children begin to use some information provided by the model.
when the other frames of reference are not reliable.
We constantly experience the shifting of our symbolic frames of reference and inference.
The systematic development of encompassing, comprehensive and stratified frames of reference is an essential part of the cross-cultural research and development process.
In the construction of such formal frames of reference and inference to help us objectify our understanding of cross-cultural differentials, we must take into account several facets of the ethnographic research process that constitute cornerstones of the central methodology of participant-observation.
Smith and Wortzel (1993) found that advertising containing suggested frames of reference was more effective in influencing purchase decisions of consumer durable products (video cameras) than ads that did not.
The question thus arises: what types of suggested frames of reference are there, and which are more or less effective at achieving more comprehensive learning and product knowledge?
The thesis of our article proposed that frames of reference might be useful in accelerating learning among potential new users.
Subsequently, 'the world is open' to the individual because a new frame of reference has to be constructed, possibly in collaboration with other individuals with whom one did not previously communicate, because different frames of reference were being used.
Learning is often used to characterize a process by which individuals/organizations become wiser, adapting their frames of reference to their experiences.
In the following, I shall illustrate how employees in a producers' cooperative define problems and solutions concerning wages primarily within known frames of reference.