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abacus a device used to make arithmetic calculations, consisting of a frame with parallel rods or grooves that hold movable counters such as beads.
A-frame an upright supporting frame in the shape of an "A," or a house constructed with one or more such frames as its main structural supports.
balloon in a cartoon, the figure used to frame the words attributed to a character. [1/8 definitions]
barrow1 a flat, rectangular frame used for carrying a load, supported by handles at each end or handles at one end and a wheel at the other; wheelbarrow.
bedspring any of a number of springs closely confined in a frame and set in a bedstead to support a mattress.
bicycle pump a small pump used to inflate bicycle tires, esp. a hand-held pump that may be attached to a bicycle frame when not in use.
bier a frame or stand on which a corpse, sometimes in a coffin, is laid prior to burial.
bouffant a hairstyle in which the hair is puffed out over the neck and ears to frame the face. [1/2 definitions]
box spring a cloth-covered bedspring having rows of individual but connected helical springs inside a boxlike frame.
buckboard a small uncovered carriage with a flexible wooden frame attached directly to the axles.
bustle2 a cushion or wire frame formerly worn beneath a dress to add fullness in the rear. [1/2 definitions]
cartridge clip a metal container or frame used to hold and load cartridges into an automatic rifle or pistol; clip.
case2 the frame around a door or window; casing. [1/5 definitions]
caster a small wheel on a frame attached to the bottom of a heavy object, such as apiece of furniture, to aid in moving it. [1/3 definitions]
chafing dish a lidded dish or pot, supported on a metal frame with a candle or other heating device beneath it, and used to cook food at the table or keep it hot.
chase2 a frame into which type is set for printing. [1/2 definitions]
chassis in a motor vehicle, the frame supporting the body and engine. [2/4 definitions]
clotheshorse a wooden or metal frame for drying or airing clothing. [1/2 definitions]
coping saw a handsaw with a thin blade that is attached to the handle by a U-shaped frame, used for cutting curved shapes into wood.
coracle a small rounded boat of waterproof material stretched over a frame of wood or wicker, used in western England, Wales, and Ireland.
Coriolis effect the apparent deflection of moving objects as observed from a rotating frame of reference due to the force created by the rotating frame.