Examples of periphery in a Sentence
the dogs are confined by an invisible electronic fence that runs along the periphery of the yard
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But flames still burned on the hillside above, so firefighters kept pouring water on the periphery to stop hot debris from rolling downhill or embers from flying onto the roof.
To the brothers, the world appears as the sun does during an eclipse, blacked out in the center, and in their case, blurry around the periphery.
For a lot of people on the periphery of this technology, the extraordinary rise in bitcoin’s value has become cause for alarm.
New xylem grow in rings at the periphery of the trunk just behind the bark, adding girth so the tree can get taller.
But smaller, fast-growing cities such as Pearland, Conroe and Sugar Land have continued to acquire areas on their periphery.
Both Khalid Masood, who killed five people in an attack in London in March, and Salman Abedi, who blew himself up outside an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, had also been known to security officials but were on periphery of investigations.
Facebook has no qualms about leveling any competitor (such as Vine, Twitter, and, most recently, Snapchat) that enters its periphery.
Instability looms on Europe’s southern periphery and Russian revisionism threatens the east.
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Synonymsborderline, bound, boundary, brim, circumference, compass, confines, edge, edging, end, frame, fringe, hem, margin, perimeter, border, rim, skirt, skirting, verge
Related Wordsambit; brink, crest, curb, cusp, lip; ceiling, maximum; demarcation, extent, limitation, measure, mere, restriction, termination; borderland, frontier, march, outskirts, pale, selvage; lap; shore
Near Antonymscenter, core, heart; inner, inside, interior, middle, within
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