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frame line

noun, Movies.
a horizontal line separating consecutive frames on a strip of film. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for frame line
  • Allowing the frame line to sever part of the subject shifts the picture's purpose-it may become an abstraction or a symbol.
  • The labels are the text which appear below the bottom horizontal frame line and outside of the vertical frame lines.
British Dictionary definitions for frame line

frame line

(films) a black horizontal bar appearing between successive picture images
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