derailleur cable for fraying; making sure the chain cage is parallel to the chain.
But only Seldon can see the signs that the empire is fraying.
And so began a protracted courtship which dragged on for weeks, fraying the nerves of all connected with the club.
Poofier, princess-style dresses are gorgeous, but are more likely to have marginal cosmetic issues like fraying or dust along the bottom.
To keep the ends from fraying, they may have a final knot, dab of glue, or beaded cap in place.