Definitions for fringefrɪndʒ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
fringefrɪndʒ(n.; v.)fringed, fring•ing.
(n.)a decorative border of threads, cords, or the like, usu. hanging loosely from a raveled edge or separate strip.
Category: Clothing, Furniture
anything resembling or suggesting this; border; rim:
a fringe of grass.
an outer edge; margin; periphery:
on the fringe of the art world.
something regarded as peripheral, marginal, secondary, or extreme in relation to something else:
the lunatic fringe of a political party.
Optics. one of the alternate light and dark bands produced by diffraction or interference.
Ref: fringe benefit.
(v.t.)to furnish with or as if with a fringe.
to serve as a fringe for, or to be arranged so as to suggest a fringe:
armed guards fringing the building.
Origin of fringe:
1325–75; ME frenge < OF 蠐 L fimbriae fringe
periphery, fringe, outer boundary(noun)
the outside boundary or surface of something
a part of the city far removed from the center
"they built a factory on the outskirts of the city"
fringe, interference fringe(noun)
one of the light or dark bands produced by the interference and diffraction of light
a social group holding marginal or extreme views
"members of the fringe believe we should be armed with guns at all times"
a border of hair that is cut short and hangs across the forehead
an ornamental border consisting of short lengths of hanging threads or tassels
adorn with a fringe
"The weaver fringed the scarf"
decorate with or as if with a surrounding fringe
"fur fringed the hem of the dress"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
the outer edge of an area
neighborhoods on the fringes of the city
decorative threads that hang from the edge of a piece of cloth
a wool blanket with a fringe
hair that hangs down over your forehead; = bangs
***I need to cut your fringe.
relating to ways of thinking that are far from what is considered normal
groups on the fringe of the art world
A decorative border.
the fringe of a picture
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.
He lives in the fringe of London.
That part of the hair that hangs down above the eyes; bangs.
Her fringe is so long it covers her eyes.
A light or dark band formed by the diffraction of light.
The Fringe; Edinburgh Fringe; Adelaide Fringe
To decorate with fringe.
To serve as a fringe.
Outside the mainstream.
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
something resembling in any respect a fringe; a line of objects along a border or edge; a border; an edging; a margin; a confine
one of a number of light or dark bands, produced by the interference of light; a diffraction band; -- called also interference fringe
the peristome or fringelike appendage of the capsules of most mosses. See Peristome
to adorn the edge of with a fringe or as with a fringe
A fringe, or bangs, is a shaped cutting of the front part of the hair so that it lies over the forehead. A classic fringe is cut fairly straight at or above the eyebrows, but they can also be ragged or ruffled, spiked up with hair gel, swept to one side or the other, or cut longer to fall over the eyes.
The Standard Electrical Dictionary
The outlying edge of a magnetic field.
Translations for fringe
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a border of loose threads on a carpet, shawl etc
Her red shawl has a black fringe.
- حاشِيَه، هُدّابArabic
- franjaPortuguese (BR)
- die FranseGerman
- fleco, franjaSpanish
- حاشیه تزئینی؛ ریشهFarsi
- hapsumainen reunusFinnish
- tepi yang berumbai-rumbaiIndonesian
- 술, 술 장식Korean
- kutai, spurgaiLithuanian
- bahagian tepi yang berumbai-rumbaiMalay
- حاشیه تزئینی؛ ریشهPersian
- حاشيه، چرمه، سجاف، پيكىPashto
- 緣飾,鬚邊Chinese (Trad.)
- бахрома, торочкиUkrainian
- جھالر، حاشیہUrdu
- diềm có tua để trang trí quần áo, thảm...có dây thòng lọng để treoVietnamese
- 缘饰，须边Chinese (Simp.)
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