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frame line

noun, Movies.
1.
a horizontal line separating consecutive frames on a strip of film.
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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

noun
1.
(films) a black horizontal bar appearing between successive picture images
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