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Definition of Fringe

Fringe
Fringe Fringe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fringed; p. pr. & vb. a. Fringing.] To adorn the edge of with a fringe or as with a fringe. Precipices fringed with grass. -- Bryant. Fringing reef. See Coral reefs, under Coral.
Fringe
Fringe Fringe, n. [OF, fringe, F. frange, prob. fr. L. fimbria fiber, thread, fringe, cf. fibra fiber, E. fiber, fimbriate.] 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. The confines of grace and the fringes of repentance. --Jer. Taylor. 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. Fringe tree (Bot.), a small tree (Chionanthus Virginica), growing in the Southern United States, and having snow-white flowers, with long pendulous petals.

Meaning of Fringe from wikipedia

- Look up fringe in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Fringe may refer to: "The Fringe", or Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the world's largest arts festival Adelaide...
- Fringe is an American science fiction television series created by J. J. Abrams, Alex Kurtzman, and Roberto Orci. It premiered on the Fox television network...
- A fringe theory is an idea or a viewpoint which differs from the accepted scholarship of the time within its field. Fringe theories include the models...
- The Edinburgh Festival Fringe (also referred to as The Fringe, Edinburgh Fringe, or Edinburgh Fringe Festival) is the world's largest arts and media festival...
- Fringe is an ornamental textile trim applied to an edge of a textile item, such as drapery, a flag, or epaulettes. Fringe originated as a way of preventing...
- Fringe science refers to ideas whose attributes include being highly speculative or relying on premises already re****ed. Fringe science theories are often...
- Look up lunatic fringe in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Lunatic fringe is a term used to characterize members of a political or social movement as...
- Fringe is an American science fiction television series that originally aired on the Fox network from September 9, 2008, to January 18, 2013. The series...
- Bangs (North American English), or a fringe (British English), are strands or locks of hair that fall over the scalp's front hairline to cover the forehead...
- "The Surrey with the Fringe on Top" is a show tune from the 1943 Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Oklahoma!. The piece was recorded in 1952 by jazz pianist...