Definition: (1) Verb: to arrange the elements of a picture within the format, to compose an image. * Noun: (2) An entire screen's worth of information. * This may be formed of two interlaced fields as in video i.e. a frame is the combination of the field containing all the even numbered scan lines with a field containing all the odd numbered scan lines. * The rate at which one frame succeeds the next is the refresh rate. (3) An image in a sequence of inter-related images such as an animation or in a cinematographic film. (4) Page lay-out or graphics element in which objects such as text, graphics or images are placed: moving or transforming the frame applies the change to object contained within.

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