periphery, fringe, outer boundary(noun)
the outside boundary or surface of something
The outside boundary, parts or surface of something.
The suburbs are a city's periphery
A first-rank administrative division of Greece, subdivided in provinces.
Origin: From periferie, from peripherie, from peripheria, from περιφέρεια, from περιφερής, from περιφέρω, from περί + φέρω.
the outside or superficial portions of a body; the surface
the circumference of a circle, ellipse, or other figure
Origin: [L. peripheria, Gr. perife`reia; peri` around + fe`rein to bear, carry: cf. F. priphrie.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
pe-rif′ėr-i, n. (geom.) the circumference of a circle or of any closed figure: the outside of anything generally.—adjs. Periph′eral, Peripher′ic, -al. [L.—Gr. peri, around, pherein, to carry.]
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
The circumference of any curved figure.
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The numerical value of periphery in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of periphery in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of periphery in a Sentence
You don't have the periphery anymore.
This is a conquest. The people on the periphery are having an influence, it's a recognition of their art.
In general, there has been risk aversion in recent days and a shift to core bond markets from the periphery.
The more that people from the periphery go and vote, the greater the number of votes there will be for Likud.
Extrapolating the Chinese situation to infer that investors favour the periphery over the core is a bit far-fetched.
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- udkant, periferiDanish
- iomallScottish Gaelic
- buitenkant, periferieDutch
- периферия, окраинаRussian
- etraf, periferi, civar, çevre, dolayTurkish
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