Definition of Fringing

1. Verb. (present participle of fringe) ¹



2. Noun. The appearance of false colours in an image as the result of poor registration of component monochrome images ¹

3. Noun. (physics) Any anomalous electric or magnetic effect at the edges of a region ¹

4. Adjective. that fringes ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fringing

1. fringe [v] - See also: fringe

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fringing

fringed polygala
fringed poppy mallow
fringeless
fringelike
fringent
fringepod
fringers
fringes
fringey
fringier
fringiest
fringilla
fringillaceous
fringilline
fringing (current term)
fringy
frinstance
fripon
fripons
fripper
fripperer
fripperers
fripperies
frippers
frippery
frippet
frippets
frippish
fris

Literary usage of Fringing

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1. The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin (1909)
"... Areas interspersed with low Coral Islands—Subsidence of their foundations—Barrier Reefs—fringing Reefs—Conversion of fringing Reefs into Barrier Reefs, ..."

2. Elementary Physical Geography by William Morris Davis (1902)
"A fringing Reef and rolled about by the waves; the larger fragments are thrown ... At this stage it is called a fringing reef. Strips of fringing reef are ..."

3. The Structure and Distribution of Coral Reefs by Charles Darwin (1897)
"fringing-REEFS, or, as they have been called by some voyagers, shore-reefs, whether skirting an island or part of a continent, at first appear to differ ..."

4. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1909)
"... Areas interspersed with low Coral Islands—Subsidence of their foundations—Barrier Reefs—fringing Reefs—Conversion of fringing Reefs into Barrier Reefs, ..."

5. Elements of Geology: A Text-book for Colleges and for the General Reader by Joseph LeConte (1891)
"The reefs of the Pacific Ocean are of three general kinds, viz., fringing reefs, barrier reefs, and circular reefs or atolli*. We will describe these in the ..."

6. Journal of Researches Into the Geology & Natural History of the Various by Charles Darwin (1908)
"... Areas interspersed with low Coral Islands—Subsidence of their foundations—Barrier Reefs—fringing Reefs—Conversion of fringing Reefs into Barrier Reefs, ..."

7. Manual of Geology: Theoretical and Practical by John Phillips (1885)
"The fringing Beef, under certain circumstances of depression of land, ... The fringing reefs are so named, because they grow as a fringe around the shore, ..."

8. Central and South America by Augustus Henry Keane, Clements Robert Markham (1901)
"72000 Total 45870 1640000 Physical Features—fringing Reefs—Upheaved Beaches In its general relief Cuba may be described as hilly, with moderately elevated ..."

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