Pronunciation: frĭnjd
n.1.An ornamental appendage to the border of a piece of stuff, originally consisting of the ends of the warp, projecting beyond the woven fabric; but more commonly made separate and sewed on, consisting sometimes of projecting ends, twisted or plaited together, and sometimes of loose threads of wool, silk, or linen, or narrow strips of leather, or the like.
2.Something resembling in any respect a fringe; a line of objects along a border or edge; a border; an edging; a margin; a confine.
3.(Opt.) One of a number of light or dark bands, produced by the interference of light; a diffraction band; - called also interference fringe.
4.(Bot.) The peristome or fringelike appendage of the capsules of most mosses. See Peristome.
v. t.1.To adorn the edge of with a fringe or as with a fringe.
[imp. & p. p. Fringed (frĭnjd); p. pr. & vb. n. Fringing.]
Fringing reef
See Coral reefs, under Coral.
Noun1.fringe - the outside boundary or surface of something
2.fringe - a part of the city far removed from the center; "they built a factory on the outskirts of the city"
Synonyms: outskirt
3.fringe - a social group holding marginal or extreme views; "members of the fringe believe we should be armed with guns at all times"
4.fringe - edging consisting of hanging threads or tassels
Verb1.fringe - adorn with a fringe; "The weaver fringed the scarf"
2.fringe - decorate with or as if with a surrounding fringe; "fur fringed the hem of the dress"
FRINGE - C. Katz, GE, 1961. Subcomponent of GE-255 GECOM system. Sorting and merging of data, reports and file maintenance.
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frilled lizard
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