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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 fringe /ˈfrɪnʤ/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 fringe /ˈfrɪnʤ/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fringe, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fringed p. pr. & vb. n. 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.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Fringe 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.
    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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the outside boundary or surface of something [syn: periphery,
            outer boundary]
      2: a part of the city far removed from the center; "they built
         a factory on the outskirts of the city" [syn: outskirt]
      3: a social group holding marginal or extreme views; "members
         of the fringe believe we should be armed with guns at all
      4: edging consisting of hanging threads or tassels
      v 1: adorn with a fringe; "The weaver fringed the scarf"
      2: decorate with or as if with a surrounding fringe; "fur
         fringed the hem of the dress"