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Adjective
/frinj/,
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fringes, plural;
  1. Not part of the mainstream; unconventional, peripheral, or extreme
    • - fringe theater
Verb
  1. Decorate (clothing or material) with a fringe
    • - a rich robe of gold, fringed with black velvet
  2. Form a border around (something)
    • - the sea is fringed by palm trees
  3. (of a plant or animal) Having a natural border of hair or fiber

Noun
  1. An ornamental border of threads left loose or formed into tassels or twists, used to edge clothing or material

  2. A natural border of hair or fibers in an animal or plant

  3. The outer, marginal, or extreme part of an area, group, or sphere of activity
    • - his uncles were on the fringes of crooked activity
  4. The unconventional, extreme, or marginal wing of a group or sphere of activity
    • - the lunatic fringe of American political life
    • - rap music is no longer something on the fringe
  5. A band of contrasting brightness or darkness produced by diffraction or interference of light

  6. A strip of false color in an optical image


  1. adorn with a fringe; "The weaver fringed the scarf"
  2. periphery: the outside boundary or surface of something
  3. outskirt: a part of the city far removed from the center; "they built a factory on the outskirts of the city"
  4. one of the light or dark bands produced by the interference and diffraction of light
  5. a social group holding marginal or extreme views; "members of the fringe believe we should be armed with guns at all times"
  6. bang: a border of hair that is cut short and hangs across the forehead
  7. A fringe (or bangs in the United States and Canada) is a shaped cutting of the front part of the hair so that it is combed forward and hangs or curls over the forehead. ...
  8. The second season of the television series Fringe commenced airing on September 17, 2009, and contains 23 episodes. The renewal of the show was announced on May 4, 2009. ...
  9. Fringe is an ornamental textile trim applied to an edge of an item, such as drapery, a flag, epaulettes, or decorative tassel.
  10. The pilot episode of the television series Fringe premiered on the Fox network on September 9, 2008. The pilot was written by series creators J.J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman, and Roberto Orci, and directed by Alex Graves. ...
  11. "The Fringe" is a short story by Orson Scott Card. It appears in his short story collection The Folk of the Fringe and in Future on Ice a short story collection edited by card. Card originally published this story in the October 1985 issue of The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction.
  12. (Fringes (in Scripture)) A Tzitzit (plural: tzitzyot, also spelled Tzitzis), (Hebrew: Tiberian Ṣiyṣith ציצת Modern ציצית) is the "fringe" or "tassel" attached to four-cornered garments, including the tallit (prayer shawl) and tallit katan'', worn by observant Jewish men.
  13. A decorative border; A marginal or peripheral part; Those members of a political party, or any social group, holding unorthodox views; The periphery of a town or city; That part of the hair that hangs down over the eyes (US bangs); A light or dark band formed by the diffraction of light; non- ...
  14. (fringing) The appearance of false colours in an image as the result of poor registration of component monochrome images; Any anomalous electric or magnetic effect at the edges of a region; that fringes
  15. (Fringed) (FRINJD) -- Having a border or margin with an edging of fine hairs.
  16. (Fringed) A flag or banner with decorative fringe around all or part of its perimeter. Fringed flags are for indoor presentation use only. Fringed banners are for parade use or indoor use only.
  17. (Fringed) having hairs or outgrowths arounf the margin
  18. (fringed) Having ragged or finely cut margins.
  19. (FRINGES) The wool appearing on the ears of some wooled breeds. Falls between the tassels and the bangs.
  20. (Fringes) Fringe Benefits are charged on the 129### series of account values and are processed monthly through an allocation managed by General Accounting. The charges are available for review by users only after the accounting period/month has ended. Current fringe rates.
  21. (Fringes) Longer hair on ears (e.g. Papillon).
  22. (Fringes) are formed by gathering and knotting together bundles of warp strings at both ends of the rug after the rug has been cut from the loom. The knots in these bundles of warp strings keep pile knots and end finishes tight at the rug's ends.
  23. (Fringes) complete feather margins, which can frequently result in a scaly appearance to body feathers or wing-coverts.
  24. (fringes) Tassels, twisted blue thread sewn into the garments to remind the Israelites to keep God's commandments.
  25. (Fringing) Ornamental bordering applied to drapery. top