peripheral

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From peripher-y + -al

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  • IPA(key): /pəˈɹɪf(ə)r(ə)l/, /pəˈɹɪfiəl/
  • (file)

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peripheral (comparative more peripheral, superlative most peripheral)

  1. on the periphery or boundary
  2. beside the point
  3. unimportant
  4. auxiliary
  5. (neuroanatomy) a part of or located in the peripheral nervous system

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Noun[edit]

peripheral (plural peripherals)

  1. (computing) a device, such as a printer or scanner, connected to a computer

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