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1. peripheral

adjective. ['pɝˈɪfɝəl, pɝˈɪfrəl'] on or near an edge or constituting an outer boundary; the outer area.

Synonyms

  • circumferential
  • off-base
  • fringy
  • skirting
  • encircling

Antonyms

  • software
  • maximal
  • maximum
  • wide

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Words that Rhyme with Peripheral

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Example sentences of the word peripheral


1. Adjective
They have excellent hearing, which may warn them of danger, as well as good peripheral vision.

2. peripheral

adjective. ['pɝˈɪfɝəl, pɝˈɪfrəl'] related to the key issue but not of central importance.

Synonyms

  • incidental

Antonyms

  • profitable
  • antecedent

3. peripheral

noun. ['pɝˈɪfɝəl, pɝˈɪfrəl'] (computer science) electronic equipment connected by cable to the CPU of a computer.

Synonyms

  • output device
  • data processor
  • electronic equipment
  • computer
  • computing device
  • computer peripheral
  • input device
  • information processing system
  • computing machine
  • electronic computer
  • printer
  • data input device

Antonyms

  • median
  • middlemost
  • center
  • nuclear
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