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1. periphery

noun. ['pɝˈɪfɝi'] the outside boundary or surface of something.

Synonyms

  • bound
  • edge
  • fringe
  • boundary

Antonyms

  • unbound
  • free
  • uncertain
  • unoriented

Etymology

  • periferie (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • peripherie (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Periphery

  • caffery
  • humfry
  • humphery
  • humphery
  • jefferey
  • jeffery
  • laughery
  • midwifery
  • porphyry
  • puffery

Example sentences of the word periphery


1. Noun, singular or mass
Pour a line of cement around the entire periphery of your basement floor where the walls meet the floor.

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