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
Kushner homes in on other inmates, guards, and those on the periphery of the system, like Gordon Hauser, a misguided GED teacher who had already been let go from one prison for getting too close to an inmate.
Around the periphery of the room, jazz singers, piano players and Broadway performers were stationed, ready.
As the kids walked around the periphery, they were invited to pluck a few mint leaves and have a nibble.
This portion begins with viewers hovering through an inside-the-body void of dark, pink walls before a small detail explodes in the periphery: the nerve beginning to form, spotlit dramatically with cells forming under unrealistically bright light.
Floodgates of capital opened, reshaping land on the periphery of cities.
Ax Man was once on the periphery of the Derby trail before falling off after getting caught up in a speed duel leading to a poor performance.
Police said that Monday evening's fire on the periphery of Tirana caused damage, but no injuries.
In many large American and European cities, jobs are moving from downtown to the periphery, and workers increasingly commute from one suburb to another, rather than to and from the centre.
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Origin and Etymology of periphery
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
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