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Bang vs. Fringe — What's the Difference?

Bang vs. Fringe — What's the Difference?

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Bang

A sudden loud noise, as of an explosion.
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Fringe

A decorative border or edging of hanging threads, cords, or strips, often attached to a separate band.
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Bang

A sudden loud blow or bump.
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Fringe

Something that resembles such a border or edging.
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Bang

(Informal) A sudden burst of action
The campaign started off with a bang.
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Fringe

A marginal, peripheral, or secondary part
"They like to hang out on the geographical fringes, the seedy outposts" (James Atlas).
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Bang

(Slang) A sense of excitement; a thrill
We got a bang out of watching the old movies.
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Fringe

Those members of a group or political party holding extreme views
The lunatic fringe.
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Bang

Often bangs A fringe of hair that hangs over the forehead, cut in any of various styles.
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Fringe

Any of the light or dark bands produced by the diffraction or interference of light.
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Bang

Variant of bhang.
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Fringe

A fringe benefit.
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Bang

To strike heavily and often repeatedly; bump.
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Fringe

To decorate with or as if with a fringe
The weaver fringed the edge of the scarf.
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Bang

To close suddenly and loudly; slam.
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Fringe

To serve as a fringe to
Ferns fringed the pool.
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Bang

To handle noisily or violently
Banged the pots in the kitchen.
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Fringe

A decorative border.
The fringe of a picture
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Bang

(Informal) To turn in (a specific direction or along a course), especially suddenly
Bang a left onto Boylston Street.
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Fringe

A marginal or peripheral part.
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Bang

Vulgar Slang To have sexual intercourse with.
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Fringe

Those members of a political party, or any social group, holding unorthodox views.
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Bang

To make a sudden loud, explosive noise.
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Fringe

The periphery of a town or city (or other area).
He lives on the fringe of London.
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Bang

To crash noisily against or into something
My elbow banged against the door.
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Fringe

(UK) bangs: hair hanging over the forehead, especially a hairstyle where it is cut straight across.
Her fringe is so long it covers her eyes.
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Bang

To cut (hair) to form bangs.
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Fringe

(physics) A light or dark band formed by the diffraction of light.
Interference fringe
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Bang

Exactly; precisely
The arrow hit bang on the target.
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Fringe

Non-mainstream theatre.
The Fringe; Edinburgh Fringe; Adelaide Fringe
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Bang

Suddenly; abruptly
Cut the conversation bang off.
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Fringe

(botany) The peristome or fringe-like appendage of the capsules of most mosses.
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Bang

Used to indicate the sound of an explosion or collision.
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Fringe

(golf) The area around the green
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Bang

A sudden percussive noise.
When he struck it with a hammer, there was a loud bang.
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Fringe

(AU) Used attributively with reference to Aboriginal people living on the edge of towns etc.
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Bang

A strike upon an object causing such a noise.
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Fringe

A daypart that precedes or follows prime time.
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Bang

An explosion.
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Fringe

Outside the mainstream.
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Bang

Syn of bangs: hair hanging over the forehead, especially a hairstyle with such hair cut straight across.
Tiffany has long hair and bangs.
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Fringe

(transitive) To decorate with fringe.
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Bang

The symbol !, known as an exclamation point.
An bang path.
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Fringe

(transitive) To serve as a fringe.
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Bang

(mathematics) A factorial, in mathematics, because the factorial of n is often written as n!
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Fringe

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.
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Bang

An act of sexual intercourse.
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Fringe

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.
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Bang

An offbeat figure typical of reggae songs and played on guitar and piano.
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Fringe

One of a number of light or dark bands, produced by the interference of light; a diffraction band; - called also interference fringe.
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Bang

An explosive product.
Load the bang into the hole.
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Fringe

The peristome or fringelike appendage of the capsules of most mosses. See Peristome.
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Bang

(slang) An injection, a shot (of a narcotic drug).
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Fringe

To adorn the edge of with a fringe or as with a fringe.
Precipices fringed with grass.
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Bang

An abrupt left turn.
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Fringe

The outside boundary or surface of something
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Bang

Strong smell (of)
There was a bang of onions off his breath.
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Fringe

A part of the city far removed from the center;
They built a factory on the outskirts of the city
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Bang

(slang) A thrill.
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Fringe

A social group holding marginal or extreme views;
Members of the fringe believe we should be armed with guns at all times
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Bang

(intransitive) To make sudden loud noises, and often repeatedly, especially by exploding or hitting something.
The fireworks banged away all through the night.
Stop banging on the door. I heard you the first time!
My head was banging after drinking all night at the concert.
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Fringe

Edging consisting of hanging threads or tassels
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Bang

(ambitransitive) To hit hard.
He banged the door shut.
David and Mary banged into each other.
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Fringe

Adorn with a fringe;
The weaver fringed the scarf
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Bang

To engage in sexual intercourse.
We can hear the couple banging upstairs.
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Fringe

Decorate with or as if with a surrounding fringe;
Fur fringed the hem of the dress
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Bang

(with "in") To hammer or to hit anything hard.
Hold the picture while I bang in this nail.
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Bang

(transitive) To cut squarely across, as the tail of a horse, or a person's forelock; to cut (the hair).
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Bang

To inject intravenously.
Do you smoke meth? No, I bang it.
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Bang

To depress the prices in (a market).
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Bang

To excel or surpass.
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Bang

Right, directly.
The passenger door was bang against the garage wall.
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Bang

Precisely.
He arrived bang on time.
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Bang

With a sudden impact.
Distracted, he ran bang into the opening door.
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Bang

A sudden percussive sound, such as made by the firing of a gun, slamming of a door, etc.
He pointed his finger at her like a gun and said, "Bang!"
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Bang

To beat, as with a club or cudgel; to treat with violence; to handle roughly.
The desperate tempest hath so banged the Turks.
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Bang

To beat or thump, or to cause (something) to hit or strike against another object, in such a way as to make a loud noise; as, to bang a drum or a piano; to bang a door (against the doorpost or casing) in shutting it.
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Bang

To have sexual intercourse with; to fuck; - usually used with the male as a subject. Considered vulgar or obscene.
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Bang

To make a loud noise, as if with a blow or succession of blows; as, the window blind banged and waked me; he was banging on the piano.
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Bang

To have sexual intercourse; to fuck. Considered vulgar and obscene.
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Bang

To cut squarely across, as the tail of a horse, or the forelock of human beings; to cut (the hair).
His hair banged even with his eyebrows.
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Bang

A blow as with a club; a heavy blow.
Many a stiff thwack, many a bang.
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Bang

The loud sound produced by a sudden concussion or explosion.
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Bang

A surge of pleasure; a thrill; - usually used in the phrase get a bang out of; as, I always get a bang out of watching an ice skater do a quadruple jump.
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Bang

An exclamation point; - used in verbal descriptions of text, in printing and in computer technology; as, his email address is tom bang stanford dot edu (i.e. tom!stanford.edu).
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Bang

An instance of sexual intercourse; a fuck. Considered vulgar and obscene.
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Bang

The short, front hair combed down over the forehead, esp. when cut squarely across; a false front of hair similarly worn; - usually used in the plural; as, her bangs came down almost to her eyes.
His hair cut in front like a young lady's bang.
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Bang

See Bhang.
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Bang

A vigorous blow;
The sudden knock floored him
He took a bash right in his face
He got a bang on the head
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Bang

A sudden very loud noise
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Bang

A fringe of banged hair (cut short squarely across the forehead)
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Bang

The swift release of a store of affective force;
They got a great bang out of it
What a boot!
He got a quick rush from injecting heroin
He does it for kicks
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Bang

A conspicuous success;
That song was his first hit and marked the beginning of his career
That new Broadway show is a real smasher
The party went with a bang
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Bang

Strike violently;
Slam the ball
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Bang

To produce a sharp often metallic explosive or percussive sound;
One of them banged the sash of the window nearest my bed
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Bang

Close violently;
He slammed the door shut
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Bang

Move noisily;
The window banged shut
The old man banged around the house
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Bang

Have sexual intercourse with;
This student sleeps with everyone in her dorm
Adam knew Eve
Were you ever intimate with this man?
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Bang

Leap, jerk, bang;
Bullets spanged into the trees
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Bang

Directly;
He ran bang into the pole
Ran slap into her
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