fringe area


nounRadio and Television.
  1. an area just beyond the outer limits of satisfactory reception, characterized by a weak and possibly unstable signal.

Origin of fringe area

1
First recorded in 1945–50

Words Nearby fringe area

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How to use fringe area in a sentence

  • However, it is likely that most of the people in the fringe area would survive these hazards.

    In Time Of Emergency | Department of Defense
  • People who were outside the fringe area would not be affected by the blast, heat or fire.

    In Time Of Emergency | Department of Defense