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  • v. Present participle of fringe.
  • n. The appearance of false colours in an image as the result of poor registration of component monochrome images
  • n. Any anomalous electric or magnetic effect at the edges of a region
  • adj. that fringes


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  • There's some edge enhancement and just a little purple fringing, which is noticeable upon close inspection, but isn't too distracting.

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  • Again, the Samsung Highnote captures more detail in the shade than some of the worse cameraphones we've tried, but the fringing is a problem.

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  • I bound it off last night, wove in ends this morning, and am slightly more than halfway through the fringing which is easy, but tedious.

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  • "fringing" around the orange objects that's quite noticeable on either of mine, that I don't see on yours. Forum

  • The sweeping tall palm trees fringing the edge of the beach, seemingly bowed toward the sea, as if trying to dip their frowns over the white sands to reach the ocean for a refreshing drink of its cool water.

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  • When rock-chic designer Isabel Marant produced '70s-inspired suede-and-leather, knee-high wedge boots in white with fringing £970, the press response was frenzied, which suggests that some of the bloggers in the front row may have been too young to have witnessed the decade first-hand.

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  • The river was wide there, a pool of black water with purple loose-strife fringing its banks and a few swan feathers scattered about on the grass.

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  • The rising slope of the field was clad in dull golden stubble and great rolled stooks of corn marched up it, a grey stag-headed oak reared up on the low horizon and leaned against the great clouds and silver fringing western light of evening, the dark birds of the mind swooped and poured and circled through the darkening air.

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  • In many places it ran wide open, with precarious rim-ice fringing it on either side.

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  • Have you ever noticed that if you look at leaves on trees or anything against a bright sky background, you see color fringing on the edges?

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