a decorative border of thread, cord, or the like, usually hanging loosely from a raveled edge or separate strip.
anything resembling or suggesting this:
a fringe of grass around a swimming pool.
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 strong political party.
Optics. one of the alternate light and dark bands produced by diffraction or interference.
verb (used with object), fringed, fringing.
to furnish with or as if with a fringe.
to serve as a fringe for, or to be arranged around or along so as to suggest a fringe:
armed guards fringing the building.
an edging consisting of hanging threads, tassels, etc
an outer edge; periphery
(as modifier): fringe dwellers, a fringe area
(modifier) unofficial; not conventional in form: fringe theatre
(mainly Brit) a section of the front hair cut short over the forehead
an ornamental border or margin
(physics) any of the light and dark or coloured bands produced by diffraction or interference of light
to adorn or fit with a fringe or fringes
to be a fringe for: fur fringes the satin
A benefit, like insurance coverage, added to one’s pay; fringe benefit (1960+)
C. Katz, GE, 1961. Subcomponent of GE-255 GECOM system. Sorting and merging of data, reports and file maintenance.
noun 1. a gown or dress worn by a girl or woman. 2. a loose outer garment worn by peasants and workers; smock. 3. a coarse outer garment with large sleeves, worn by monks. 4. frock coat. verb (used with object) 5. to provide with, or clothe in, a frock. 6. to invest with priestly […]
noun 1. a supply of money or pecuniary resources, as for some purpose: a fund for his education; a retirement fund. 2. supply; stock: a fund of knowledge; a fund of jewels. 3. funds, money immediately available; pecuniary resources: to be momentarily without funds. 4. an organization created to administer or manage a fund, as […]
noun 1. the fine, soft, thick, hairy coat under the longer and coarser outer hair in certain animals, as seals, otters, and beavers. noun 1. the layer of dense soft fur occurring beneath the outer coarser fur in certain mammals, such as the otter and seal Also called undercoat
verb (used with object) 1. to supply (a house, room, etc.) with necessary furniture, carpets, appliances, etc. 2. to provide or supply (often followed by with): The delay furnished me with the time I needed. noun 3. paper pulp and any ingredients added to it prior to its introduction into a papermaking machine. verb (transitive) […]