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. Fire Commissioner Daniel Nigro:

    They’re wood-frame, they will burn rapidly.

  2. Greg Eckel:

    We are in a wait and see time frame for earnings.

  3. Richard Godfrey:

    This is not opening the door, it is destroying the door frame.

  4. The National Weather Service director:

    They say that the truck is on the way, but they don’t have no time frame.

  5. Tel Aviv-based Maglan:

    They are working on research we expect to apply within a three-year time frame.

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