to fray

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İngilizce - Türkçe
{f} yıpranmak
{f} yıpran

Onun ceketinin manşetleri kötü yıpranmış. - The cuffs of his suit jacket are badly frayed.

Bu uzatma kablosu bana tehlikeli gibi görüyor. Nereden yıprandığını görüyor musun? - That extension cord looks dangerous to me. You see where it's frayed there?

{f} yıpratmak
boynuz tüylerini dökmek
{i} karışıklık
{f} (kumaşı/ipi) yıpratmak; yıpranmak; saçaklanmak
{f} boynuz tüylerini dökmek (geyik)
İngilizce - İngilizce
To unravel; used particularly for the edge of something made of cloth, or the end of a rope

The ribbon frayed at the cut end.

To cause exhaustion, wear out (a person's mental strength)

The stressful day ended in frayed nerves. (Metaphorical use; nerves are visualised as strings).

to fret at the edge so as to loosen or break the threads
{v} to frighten, to rub
{n} a quarrel, a fright
If something such as cloth or rope frays, or if something frays it, its threads or fibres start to come apart from each other and spoil its appearance. The fabric is very fine or frays easily The stitching had begun to fray at the edges Her washing machine tends to fray edges on intricate designs. fraying edges in the stair carpet He wore frayed jeans and cowboy shirts
to unravel. Used particularly for the edge of something made of cloth, or the end of a rope
If your nerves or your temper fray, or if something frays them, you become nervous or easily annoyed because of mental strain and anxiety. Tempers began to fray as the two teams failed to score This kind of living was beginning to fray her nerves
Affray; broil; contest; combat
to cause exhaustion, wear out (a persons mental strength)
To rub; to wear off, or wear into shreds, by rubbing; to fret, as cloth; as, a deer is said to fray her head
To frighten; to terrify; to alarm
wear away by rubbing; "The friction frayed the sleeve"
To bear the expense of; to defray
A fret or chafe, as in cloth; a place injured by rubbing
cause friction; "my sweater scratches"
a noisy fight
The fray is an exciting or challenging activity, situation, or argument that you are involved in. There will have to be a second round of voting when new candidates can enter the fray He would be inspiring young people to get into the political fray. the fray an argument or fight
To wear out or into shreads, or to suffer injury by rubbing, as when the threads of the warp or of the woof wear off so that the cross threads are loose; to ravel; as, the cloth frays badly
wear away by rubbing; "The friction frayed the sleeve
To rub
Affray; broil; contest; combat; brawl; melee
{f} wear out, make ragged; wear on the nerves, irritate; be worn out, become ragged; rub
{i} quarrel, brawl, skirmish, fight
to fray