verb (used with object), fringed, fring·ing.
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In the outer fringes of the solar system, objects were so cold and slow-moving, apparently, that they could simply touch and stick together.These Images Expose the Dark Side of the Solar System - Issue 89: The Dark Side|Corey S. Powell|August 26, 2020|Nautilus
Before the pandemic, Frailey knew a little bit about QAnon, but he hadn’t given such an easily debunked fringe theory much of his time.Evangelicals are looking for answers online. They’re finding QAnon instead.|Abby Ohlheiser|August 26, 2020|MIT Technology Review
If successful, they might not be on the fringes of American politics for much longer.American Fringes: The Intellectual Dark Web Declares Its Independence|Nick Fouriezos|August 11, 2020|Ozy
Altogether, I’ve spent the fringes of three winters there — in 1991, 1995 to 1996, and 2007 to 2008.He Found ‘Islands of Fertility’ Beneath Antarctica’s Ice|Steve Nadis|July 20, 2020|Quanta Magazine
Most of the deaths have occurred near the village of Seronga on the northern fringes of the Okavango Delta, a vast swampy inland region that hosts huge wildlife populations.Scientists have some theories on why hundreds of elephants are mysteriously dying in Botswana|Vicky Boult|July 7, 2020|Quartz
The Five Percent Nation of Islam was there as well as fringe Stalinist groups.
GALLERY: 'JUSTICE FOR ALL' MARCH IN WASHINGTON DC There were plenty of representatives of the fringe too.
Indeed, the chatter for the past year on the anti-gay fringe has been of resistance.The Right Wing Screams for the Wambulance Over Gay Marriage Ruling|Walter Olson|October 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Indeed, Wolf's journey to the crackpot fringe was completed a long time ago.From ISIS to Ebola, What Has Made Naomi Wolf So Paranoid?|Michael Moynihan|October 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Unlike Cosby, who had only a fringe of gray hair left, he still sported a silver mane.
These form one of the many island groups that hang like a fringe or festoon on the skirt of the continent of Asia.Alila, Our Little Philippine Cousin|Mary Hazelton Wade
The crowd disposed itself on the fringe of the sward, and the duellists went forward, and set about the preparations.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
The walls were covered with silk and velvet hangings, ornamented with gold fringe, while rich carpets were spread underfoot.A Woman's Journey Round the World|Ida Pfeiffer
The late Caleb Whitefoord, seeing a lady knotting fringe for a petticoat, asked her, what she was doing?
He was not a man to dodge trouble that might bring profit dangling to the fringe of her skirt.Scattergood Baines|Clarence Budington Kelland
British Dictionary definitions for fringe
- an outer edge; periphery
- (as modifier)fringe dwellers; a fringe area