a-frame / ˈeɪˌfreɪm /


a-frame 的定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. any upright, rigid supporting frame in the form of a triangle or an inverted V, as V.
  2. a building constructed principally of such a frame, with a steep gabled roof resting directly on a foundation.


  1. ROME — What does it take for a Hollywood A-lister to get a private audience with Pope Francis?
  2. The media tend to frame situations like this as aberrations, but in this case, quite the opposite is the truth.
  3. Yes, Byrd—dead four-and-a-half years now—was a Kleagle in the Ku Klux Klan.
  4. By the time it concluded with a sing-a-long of “XO,” Beyoncé had done the rare thing.
  5. In another year, stories about the strange new face of an A-list actress might draw chortles and cackles.
  6. She looked so sweet when she said it, standing and smiling there in the middle of the floor, the door-way making a frame for her.
  7. Now-a-days it is the bankrupt who flouts, and his too confiding creditors who are jeered and laughed at.
  8. He felt himself the meanest, vilest thing a-crawl upon this sinful earth, and she—dear God!
  9. All that scientific bric-a-brac in the cupboard had far better be thrown away.
  10. There was a slight shuddering movement of his whole frame—Bob was dead.