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pe·riph·er·al

 (pə-rĭf′ər-əl)
adj.
1. Related to, located in, or constituting an outer boundary or periphery.
2. Perceived or perceiving near the outer edges of the retina: peripheral vision.
3. Anatomy
a. Of the surface or outer part of a body or organ; external.
b. Of, relating to, or being part of the peripheral nervous system.
4. Of minor relevance or importance.
5. Auxiliary.
n. Computers
An auxiliary device, such as a printer, modem, or storage system, that works in conjunction with a computer.

pe·riph′er·al·ly adv.

peripheral

(pəˈrɪfərəl)
adj
1. not relating to the most important part of something; incidental, minor, or superficial
2. of, relating to, or of the nature of a periphery
3. (Anatomy) anatomy of, relating to, or situated near the surface of the body: a peripheral nerve. Also: peripheric or peripherical
peˈripherally adv

pe•riph•er•al

(pəˈrɪf ər əl)

adj.
1. pertaining to or constituting the periphery.
2. concerned with the minor or superficial aspects of a question.
3. Anat. near the surface or outside of; external.
4. of or pertaining to a computer peripheral.
n.
5. an external hardware device, as a keyboard, printer, or tape drive, connected to a computer's CPU.
[1800–10; < Greek peripher(ḗs) (see periphery) + -al1]
pe•riph′er•al•ly, adv.

peripheral

Toward the surface.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.peripheral - (computer science) electronic equipment connected by cable to the CPU of a computerperipheral - (computer science) electronic equipment connected by cable to the CPU of a computer; "disk drives and printers are important peripherals"
data input device, input device - a device that can be used to insert data into a computer or other computational device
electronic equipment - equipment that involves the controlled conduction of electrons (especially in a gas or vacuum or semiconductor)
output device - electronic or electromechanical equipment connected to a computer and used to transfer data out of the computer in the form of text, images, sounds, or other media
printer - (computer science) an output device that prints the results of data processing
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
Adj.1.peripheral - on or near an edge or constituting an outer boundary; the outer area; "Russia's peripheral provinces"; "peripheral suburbs"
central - in or near a center or constituting a center; the inner area; "a central position"
2.peripheral - related to the key issue but not of central importance; "a peripheral interest"; "energy is far from a peripheral issue in the economy"; "peripheral issues"
incidental, incident - (sometimes followed by `to') minor or casual or subordinate in significance or nature or occurring as a chance concomitant or consequence; "incidental expenses"; "the road will bring other incidental advantages"; "extra duties incidental to the job"; "labor problems incidental to a rapid expansion"; "confusion incidental to a quick change"

peripheral

adjective
1. secondary, beside the point, minor, marginal, irrelevant, superficial, unimportant, incidental, tangential, inessential That information is peripheral to the main story.
2. outermost, outside, external, outer, exterior, borderline, perimetric development in the peripheral areas of large towns
Translations
مُحيطي، سَطْحي
okrajový
oheislaite
perifériaperifériálisperiferikus
jaîar-
okrajový

peripheral

[pəˈrɪfərəl]
A. ADJ
1. (Med) [vision] → periférico
2. (= outer, surrounding) [area] → periférico, de la periferia
3. (= minor) [role, concern] → secundario
B. N (Comput) → periférico m, unidad f periférica
C. CPD peripheral device Ndispositivo m periférico

peripheral

[pəˈrɪfərəl]
adj
[activity, issue] → périphérique
to be peripheral to sth (= not central) → jouer un rôle secondaire dans qch, être secondaire par rapport à qch
[area, region] → périphérique
[vision] → périphérique

peripheral

adjRand-; (Anat) → peripher; (fig)nebensächlich, peripher; (Comput) → Peripherie-; to be peripheral to something (situation, person)für etw nebensächlich sein; peripheral figure (= person)Randfigur f; peripheral roleNebenrolle f; peripheral device (Comput) → Peripheriegerät nt; peripheral visionperipheres Sehvermögen
n (Comput) → Peripheriegerät nt; the peripheralsdie Peripherie

peripheral

[pəˈrɪfərl]
1. adj (gen) → periferico/a; (interest) → marginale
2. n (Comput) → unità f inv periferica

periphery

(pəˈrifəri) noun
(usually in singular with the) the edge (of something). The shops are on the periphery of the housing estate.
peˈripheral adjective

pe·riph·er·al

a. periférico-a, rel. a la periferia;
___circulationcirculación ___;
___ visionvision ___.

peripheral

adj periférico
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For the choice test, 30 g of each genotype seeds were weighed and placed in peripherical containers to the arena, with four replicates.
Together with residential expansion, also the relocation of industrial activities occurred in peripherical areas.
A diagnosis of this infection is made according to historical clinical signs (LORETTI & BARROS, 2005), peripherical blood smears (FRANQA et al., 2010), fine needle aspiration (FNA) of lymph nodes and bone marrow, and gross and histopathological findings (LORETTI & BARROS, 2005; FIGHERA et al., 2010;) in addition to the molecular detection and identification of the agent (SOARES et al., 2011).
The large epithelial cells of the peripherical part had microvilli, at the entrance of the gastric fossa the number of the microvilli increased markedly in size and number (Fig.
Yellowley I., Observations on the mean values of forces, torque and specific power in the peripherical milling process, doi: 10.1016/0020-7357(85)90034-4, Int.
HALS is described as a syndrome which considers loss and/or accumulation of fat being subdivided in three types: lipohypertrophy (fat accumulation on the abdominal area and/or located), lipoatrophy (fat reduction in peripherical regions), and mixed lipodystrophy (association of lipoatrophy with lipohypertrophy) [3].
(16) Gerald Neuman has observed that subsidiarity "describes a relationship between two institutions or norms, by which one supplements the other in appropriate circumstances." (17) Here, subsidiarity does not import any preference--for the local, the peripherical, or the central.
Elaboration of concepts and methodologies to study peripherical down-cut milling process from macro-to-micro scales, PhD Thesis, INSA-Lyon, France.