fringing[ frinj ]SEE DEFINITION OF fringing
Synonyms for fringing
- be adjacent to
- be at hand
- be close to
- be contiguous to
- lie beside
- lie near
- lie next to
- open into
- trench on
- verge on
Antonyms for fringing
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FRINGING
Now such a structure as this is what is termed a "fringing reef."
He could not remember; anyhow here he was, a little out of hell, just fringing it as it were.
He leaped from the rock and plunged through the fringing skeletons.
Indeed, half the beauty of the rug may lie in the fringing and finish.
Finish by tying them in a square knot and fringing the ends.
Yes, a dandelion, “fringing the dusty road with harmless gold.”
Only the fringing coasts along the Atlantic and the Mediterranean are fertile.
He watched while the man urged his horse deep into the fringing timber.
There was a fringing of willow-bushes along the edge of the river.
As is evident from the fringing around the hole made by the 6-in.
early 14c., from Old French frenge "thread, strand, fringe, hem" (early 14c.), from Vulgar Latin *frimbia, metathesis of Latin fimbriae (plural) "fibers, threads, fringe," of uncertain origin. Figurative sense of "outer edge, margin," is first recorded 1894. Related: Fringes. Fringe benefits is recorded from 1952.