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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pe·riph·er·al /pəˈrɪf(ə)rəl/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 pe·riph·er·al /pəˈrɪf(ə)rəl/ 形容詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 週邊的;週邊設備;外圍 PERIF

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pe·riph·er·al a.
 1. Of or pertaining to a periphery; constituting a periphery; peripheric.
 2. Anat. External; away from the center; on or near the surface; as, the peripheral portion of the nervous system.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj 1: on or near an edge or constituting an outer boundary; the
             outer area; "Russia's peripheral provinces";
             "peripheral suburbs" [ant: central]
      2: related to the key issue but not of central importance; "a
         peripheral interest"; "energy is far from a peripheral
         issue in the economy"; "peripheral issues"
      n : (computer science) electronic equipment connected by cable
          to the CPU of a computer; "disk drives and printers are
          important peripherals" [syn: computer peripheral, peripheral