verb (used with object), fringed, fring·ing.
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The on-the-fly evolution of several standardized processes did carry some fringe benefits, according to both the developers and actors.‘Call of Duty’ voice actors spent the summer on video calls like the rest of us|Mike Hume|November 11, 2020|Washington Post
Even with the loopholes, many conservatives are instead turning to more fringe social media platforms, such as Gab and Parler.‘Stop the Steal’ supporters, restrained by Facebook, turn to Parler to peddle false election claims|Elizabeth Dwoskin, Rachel Lerman|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
The science’s consistent results have helped erode the stigma surrounding hallucinogens and taken them beyond the province of hippies, military experiments, and fringe academics.
This alignment would keep Ryne Harper, Kyle McGowin, Dakota Bacus and James Bourque as depth options out of the minors, though McGowin did impress after evolving from fringe starter to slider-dependent reliever.What’s missing from the Nationals’ roster? Here’s an early look.|Jesse Dougherty|November 6, 2020|Washington Post
There, on the fringes of the Gobi Desert in Inner Mongolia, hundreds of workers are building two new power generation units to supply more electricity to the 2 million–plus residents of Hohhot, the regional capital.Xi Jinping’s ‘carbon neutrality’ bombshell leaves China in a climate conundrum|Naomi Xu Elegant|October 31, 2020|Fortune
Never was flower more exquisite in texture and fringing—never one more graceful in habit.The Wild Flowers of California: Their Names, Haunts, and Habits|Mary Elizabeth Parsons
About the clearing in the fringing woods were fifty rickety structures lifted on poles.Lady Luck|Hugh Wiley
But here necessity is turned to advantage, as this unevenness or fringing softens lines278 that otherwise would be harsh.Oriental Rugs|Walter A. Hawley
Now such a structure as this is what is termed a "fringing reef."Coral and Coral Reefs|Thomas H. Huxley
There are three kinds of coral reef—namely, fringing reefs, barrier reefs, and atolls.Geology|James Geikie
British Dictionary definitions for fringe
- an outer edge; periphery
- (as modifier)fringe dwellers; a fringe area