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From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  frame
  
     1.  A data link layer "packet" which contains the
     header and trailer information required by the physical
     medium.  That is, network layer packets are encapsulated
     to become frames.
  
     See also datagram, encapsulation, packet, Maximum
     Transmission Unit.
  
     2.  (language implementation) See activation
     record.
  
     3.  One complete scan of the active area of a
     display screen.  Each frame consists of a number N of
     horizontal scan lines, each of which, on a computer display,
     consists of a number M of pixels.  N is the vertical
     resolution of the display and M is the horizontal
     resolution.  The rate at which the displayed image is updated
     is the refresh rate in frames per second.
  
     (2000-10-07)
  

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