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Meaning of A-frame

A-frame

Pronunciation: (ā'frām"), [key]
— n.
  1. any upright, rigid supporting frame in the form of a triangle or an invertedas
  2. a building constructed principally of such a frame, with a steep gabled roof resting directly on a foundation.
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