periphery

Definitions

0 Vote up! noun. A line that forms the boundary of an area; a perimeter. See Synonyms at circumference.
0 Vote up! noun. The surface of a solid.
0 Vote up! noun. The outermost part or region within a precise boundary.
0 Vote up! noun. A zone constituting an imprecise boundary.
0 Vote up! noun. The outside boundary, parts or surface of something.
0 Vote up! noun. A first-rank administrative division of Greece, subdivided in provinces.
0 Vote up! noun. The outside or superficial portions of a body; the surface.
0 Vote up! noun. The circumference of a circle, ellipse, or other figure.
0 Vote up! noun. In geom., the circumference of a circle; by extension, the boundary-line of any closed figure; the perimeter.
0 Vote up! noun. The outside or superficial parts of a body; the surface generally.
0 Vote up! others. Pertaining to a periphery.
0 Vote up! noun. the outside boundary or surface of something

Usage

0 Vote up! Giving something away and earning money on the periphery is the same idea proffered by Wired editor Chris Anderson in his recent best-selling book, Free: The Future of a Radical Price.
0 Vote up! The idea that people are just moving out of the core of their cities to the periphery is now too simplistic.
0 Vote up! As we discuss in the September update to our 2010 Global Economic Outlook, the standout performance of the core and Northern European economies, particularly Germany, alongside renewed weakness in the periphery is giving rise to a multispeed recovery.
0 Vote up! The point which has fallen from your short periphery is these politicians all make large sums of money.
0 Vote up! Blood flow to the periphery is restored soon after, followed by breathing and then skeletal muscle activity.

Mnemonics

0 Vote up! PIER-FERRY, takes you along the edge of the shore

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0 Vote up! unclebheem added a Mnemonic " PIER-FERRY, takes you along the edge of the shore " 3 years 4 months ago.