EtymologyFrom Ancient Greek περιφέρεια (perifereia), from prefix περί- "peri-", from περί (peri) "around, about, near" + φέρειν (ferein) "to bear".
Greek administrative region
- Greek: περιφέρεια
Generally, a periphery is a boundary or outer part of any space or body. It is derived from the Greek word περιφέρεια, meaning a circumference or outer surface.
- A computer peripheral is added to a host computer in order to expand its abilities.
- For peripheral submanifolds in mathematics, see boundary parallel.
- The 13 peripheries of Greece are subnational subdivisions of that country, equivalent to regions.
periphery in German: Peripherie
periphery in Spanish: Periferia
periphery in French: Périphérique
periphery in Japanese: 周辺
periphery in Russian: Кольцевая (значения)
periphery in Simple English: Peripheral (disambiguation)
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