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Fringe vs. Outskirts

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  • Fringe (noun)

    A decorative border.

    "the fringe of a picture"

  • Fringe (noun)

    A marginal or peripheral part.

  • Fringe (noun)

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

  • Fringe (noun)

    The periphery of a town or city.

    "He lives in the fringe of London."

  • Fringe (noun)

    : hair hanging over the forehead, especially a hairstyle where it is cut straight across.

    "Her fringe is so long it covers her eyes."

  • Fringe (noun)

    A light or dark band formed by the diffraction of light.

    "interference fringe"

  • Fringe (noun)

    Non-mainstream theatre.

    "The Fringe; Edinburgh Fringe; Adelaide Fringe"

  • Fringe (noun)

    The peristome or fringe-like appendage of the capsules of most mosses.

  • Fringe (noun)

    The area around the green

  • Fringe (adjective)

    Outside the mainstream.

  • Fringe (verb)

    To decorate with fringe.

  • Fringe (verb)

    To serve as a fringe.

  • Outskirts (noun)

    The area surrounding a city or town; suburb.

    "He lived on the outskirts of Paris for a time."

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Webster Dictionary
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  • Fringe (noun)

    the outside boundary or surface of something

  • Fringe (noun)

    a part of the city far removed from the center;

    "they built a factory on the outskirts of the city"

  • Fringe (noun)

    a social group holding marginal or extreme views;

    "members of the fringe believe we should be armed with guns at all times"

  • Fringe (noun)

    edging consisting of hanging threads or tassels

  • Fringe (verb)

    adorn with a fringe;

    "The weaver fringed the scarf"

  • Fringe (verb)

    decorate with or as if with a surrounding fringe;

    "fur fringed the hem of the dress"

  • Outskirts (noun)

    outlying areas (as of a city or town);

    "they lived on the outskirts of Houston"

    "they mingled in the outskirts of the crowd"

Princeton's WordNet
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