peripheral
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /pəˈɹɪf(ə)ɹ(ə)l/, /pəˈɹɪfi.əl/
Adjective

peripheral

  1. On the periphery or boundary.
  2. Beside the point.
  3. Unimportant.
  4. Auxiliary.
  5. (neuroanatomy) Related to or located in the peripheral nervous system.
Related terms Translations Translations
  • Spanish: periférico
Translations Translations
  • Italian: ausiliario
  • Russian: вспомогательный
  • Spanish: periférico
Noun

peripheral (plural peripherals)

  1. (computing) A peripheral device.
  2. Perhipheral vision.
    • 2014, Bill Ladson, "Zimmerman handles left field with ease -- and no E's" on MLB.com
      I was kind of looking at the ball, keeping him in my peripheral and all of sudden I see him closing in on the ball.
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