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Body-on-frame         
  • ladder frame]]
  • All steel chassis and all steel body<br>Body by Edward G Budd Manufacturing Company of Philadelphia for John and Horace Dodge<ref name=GAO>page 106, George A Oliver, ''A History of Coachbuilding'', Cassell, London, 1962</ref>
  • A [[Model T]] chassis ready for its body
  • The [[BMW i3]] electric car is one of the rare modern cars with a separate body and frame design (2013).
  • A 2007 [[Toyota Tundra]] chassis holding the vehicle's engine, drivetrain, suspension and wheels.
AUTOMOBILE CONSTRUCTION METHOD USING A SEPARATE BODY ON A STRUCTURAL FRAME
Body-on-frame platform; Body on frame; Separate chassis; Ladder chassis
Body-on-frame, also known as ladder frame construction, is a common motor vehicle construction method, whereby a separate body or coach is mounted on a strong and relatively rigid vehicle frame or chassis that carries the powertrain (the engine and drivetrain) and to which the wheels and their suspension, brakes, and steering are mounted. While this was the original method of building automobiles, body-on-frame construction is now used mainly for heavy trucks, pickups, and predominantly large SUVs.
Hive frame         
  • Empty Langstroth hive frames with thick top bars
STRUCTURAL ELEMENT IN A BEEHIVE
Beehive frame; Frame (beehive); Honey frame
A hive frame or honey frame is a structural element in a beehive that holds the honeycomb or brood comb within the hive enclosure or box. The hive frame is a key part of the modern movable-comb hive.
Frame (artificial intelligence)         
ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE DATA STRUCTURE USED TO DIVIDE KNOWLEDGE INTO SUBSTRUCTURES BY REPRESENTING "STEREOTYPED SITUATIONS"
Knowledge frame; Frame language; Frame (data structure); Semantic frames; Frames (artificial ingellience); Frame (Artificial intelligence); Semantic frame; Frame representation language
Frames are an artificial intelligence data structure used to divide knowledge into substructures by representing "stereotyped situations". They were proposed by Marvin Minsky in his 1974 article "A Framework for Representing Knowledge".
Examples of use of Body-on-frame
1. "If gas prices stay where they are at or continue to rise, the body–on frame SUV is an endangered species and the pickup truck as a personal car is an endangered species," Brown says.