What does a-frame mean?

Definitions for a-frameˈeɪˌfreɪm

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  1. A-frame(Noun)

    an architectural structure, in the shape of an "A", having two straight sides meeting at the top.


  1. A-frame

    An A-frame is a basic structure designed to bear a load in a lightweight economical manner. The simplest form of an A-frame is two similarly sized beams, arranged in a 45-degree or less angle, attached at the top. These materials are often wooden or steel beams attached at the top by rope, welding, gluing, or riveting. Because they have only two "legs", A-frames are usually set up in rows so that they can have good stability. A saw horse is a good example of this structure. More complex structures will have a crossmember connecting the two materials in the middle to prevent the legs from bowing outwards under load, giving the structure the appearance of the capital letter A.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of a-frame in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of a-frame in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Eduardo Torres-Dulce:

    The time frame of the public prosecutor and justice are not those of politicians and the media.

  2. W. Somerset Maugham:

    I can imagine no more comfortable frame of mind for the conduct of life than a humorous resignation.

  3. Samuel Taylor Coleridge:

    All thoughts, all passions, all delights Whatever stirs this mortal frame All are but ministers of Love And feed His sacred flame.

  4. Richard Milhous Nixon:

    The memory of that scene for me is like a frame of film forever frozen at that moment the red carpet, the green lawn, the white house, the leaden sky. ... The new president and his first lady.

  5. Corey Lewandowski:

    Our immigration plan is very comprehensive. It's available to us and when we're ready to release that to the media, you'll get a copy, we'll do it on our time frame, not on the media's time frame.

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