Definitions for peripherypəˈrɪf ə ri

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  1. periphery, fringe, outer boundary(noun)

    the outside boundary or surface of something

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  1. periphery(Noun)

    The outside boundary, parts or surface of something.

    The suburbs are a city's periphery

  2. periphery(Noun)

    A first-rank administrative division of Greece, subdivided in provinces.

  3. Origin: From periferie, from peripherie, from peripheria, from περιφέρεια, from περιφερής, from περιφέρω, from περί + φέρω.

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  1. Periphery(noun)

    the outside or superficial portions of a body; the surface

  2. Periphery(noun)

    the circumference of a circle, ellipse, or other figure

  3. Origin: [L. peripheria, Gr. perife`reia; peri` around + fe`rein to bear, carry: cf. F. priphrie.]


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