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fringe

noun

1 fringe

The outside boundary or surface of something.

synonyms: outer boundary, periphery.

Roget 847: ornament, ornamentation, ornamental art; ornature, ornateness; adornment, decoration, embellishment; architecture; jewelry etc. 847.1. [surface coatings for wood: list] garnish, ... show more

Roget 549: exaggeration; expansion etc. 194; hyperbole, stretch, strain, coloring; high coloring, caricature, caricatura; extravagance etc. (nonsense) ... show more

Roget 256: roughness etc. adj.; tooth, grain, texture, ripple; asperity, rugosity, salebrosity, corrugation, nodosity; arborescence ... show more

Roget 231: edge, verge, brink, brow, brim, margin, border, confine, skirt, rim, flange, side, mouth; jaws, ... show more

Dutch: buitenkant, omtrek, periferie



2 fringe

A part of the city far removed from the center.

synonym: outskirt.

Dutch: rand
Polish: peryferie, przedmieĊ›cie

3 fringe

One of the light or dark bands produced by the interference and diffraction of light.

synonym: interference fringe.

Dutch: franje

4 fringe

A social group holding marginal or extreme views.

Dutch: franje, periferie, radicalen, rand

5 fringe

A border of hair that is cut short and hangs across the forehead.

synonym: bang.

Dutch: froefroe, pony, slag
Polish: grzywka

6 fringe

An ornamental border consisting of short lengths of hanging threads or tassels.

verb

1 fringe

Adorn with a fringe.

2 fringe

Decorate with or as if with a surrounding fringe.

Dutch: omzomen


Moby thesaurus: adjoin, apparent, bang, bangs, bank, beading, befringe, bind, binding, board, border, bordering, bordure, bound, boundary, bounds, brim, brink, brow, circumference ... show more.

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