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open frame, break(noun)
any frame in which a bowler fails to make a strike or spare
"the break in the eighth frame cost him the match"
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An open frame in tenpin bowling refers to a frame in which the player made neither a strike nor a spare. Bowling one of these in a professional game is typically devastating enough to one's score to cause a loss.
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