Definition of periphery
Examples of periphery in a Sentence
the dogs are confined by an invisible electronic fence that runs along the periphery of the yard
Recent Examples of periphery from the Web
He's been in the business for 20 years and one of his earlier bands, Eastern Conference Champions, hung around the periphery of the major label world.
Many arts groups have moved these kinds of programs from the periphery to their core mission.
Amir Peretz and Avi Gabbay represent a change and that starts in the periphery and development towns.
The Mariners, residing in a familiar spot — on the periphery of a playoff bid, but hardly guaranteed a seasonlong chase — have to beef up their pitching.
Another cast member who’s traded vamps for zombies, Christian Serratos joined The Walking Dead in season 4 playing Rosita, a periphery character who has turned into a series regular.
A partial eclipse will be visible along the periphery.
Elsewhere on the periphery of downtown, developers have been acquiring old houses here and there to construct small-scale residential developments.
So if the Cavs view the Finals loss as decisive, a window into potential future matchups, then minor moves on the periphery won't be enough.
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PERIPHERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of periphery for English Language Learners
: the outside edge of an area : the area that surrounds a place or thing
Medical Definition of periphery
1: the outward bounds of something as distinguished from its internal regions or center
2: the regions (as the sense organs, the muscles, or the viscera) in which nerves terminate
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