verb (used with object), fringed, fring·ing.
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It’s moving forward with a set of laws that would protect a person’s ability to work from home when possible, turning what was once a fringe benefit into a personal right.Germany is drafting a law to protect your right to work from home—and still have a life|Lila MacLellan|October 7, 2020|Quartz
Facebook announced on Tuesday it would ban all accounts, pages and groups representing the fringe conspiracy theory QAnon from its platforms.
If it’s placed somewhere else, a fringe site or a publication, then it can exist.Why security experts are braced for the next election hack-and-leak|Bobbie Johnson|September 29, 2020|MIT Technology Review
Nearly two blocks later, on the fringe of the clinic campus, Ramos saw police lights in her rearview mirror and pulled over.The Startling Reach and Disparate Impact of Cleveland Clinic’s Private Police Force|by David Armstrong|September 28, 2020|ProPublica
Social-networking platforms should also change their metrics and design their algorithms to stop rewarding the spread of fringe content and to flag what is clearly false.Brazil’s “fake news” bill won’t solve its misinformation problem|Amy Nordrum|September 10, 2020|MIT Technology Review
The collection includes leather pants, fringed boots, silk t-shirts, and wool blazers.Isabel Marant Lands at H&M; Burberry Breaks $1 Billion|The Fashion Beast Team|November 14, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The coast of Spain inspired some summery sentiments in Wang: hot pants and fabulous vinyl, fringed sandals and hats.
It was a regatta without spectators, but as full of excitement as if the shores had been fringed with a cheering crowd.Sevenoaks|J. G. Holland
Against the back of the cushioned settle where they sat she leaned a weary head, and frankly let her fringed lids droop.Queed|Henry Sydnor Harrison
Hilda, in her anxiety, ran around, past the corner where the low roof was fringed with its loosened thatch.Hans Brinker|Mary Mapes Dodge
She turned her head quickly and stared out at the tall pines which fringed the dusty road.The Maids of Paradise|Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
The edges of the joints are also fringed with needlelike thorns which are dangerous to handle.The Fantastic Clan|John James Thornber
British Dictionary definitions for fringe
- an outer edge; periphery
- (as modifier)fringe dwellers; a fringe area