1. <networking> 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. <programming> (language implementation) See activation record.
3. <hardware> 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.
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