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periphery

Anatomy the surface or outermost part of the body or one of its organs or parts

periphery

see CENTRE AND PERIPHERY.

periphery

[pə′rif·ə·rē]
(mathematics)
The bounding curve of a surface or the surface of a solid.
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I am your fears," says Dayan, thrusting a finger into the camera as she rips into the Labor Party for "talking about the periphery, instead of letting the periphery talk.
Yet other EU member states that are outside the Eurozone also belong to the European periphery, and form what we call the "outer periphery" of the EU.
Tucked away on the periphery of Smiths Dock Park, Park Lodge in Normanby will either be a place you know of or one that you can't believe you didn't know was there.
Greece has always been an artistic periphery and is certainly a financial periphery.
Different from works that celebrate an oversimplified culture of violence, such as the notorious film phenomenon Cidade de Deus (2002), periphery literature renders visible a different frame of reference regarding Brazil's most impoverished spaces, one that is concerned with representing the dire experiences of racial discrimination, social inequality, and spatial segregation associated with being poor in contemporary urban Brazil.
Witnesses say at least four people are dead after opposition protests against a delayed presidential election turned violent | Amodelis seen backstage ahead of the Dumpty show at Fashion Scout during London Fashion Week Spring/Summer collections 2017 yesterday (PHOTO BY TABATHA FIREMAN/GETTY IMAGES) | A mahout guides a forest department elephant to demolish a house at Bandardubi village, on the periphery of the Kaziranga National Park, northeastern Assam state, India, yesterday.
Amjad Iqbal said that flood situation in Mirpur district, located on the periphery of Mangla Dam is under full control.
Rarely have words been put into such direct action as they were when the pope personally visited a geopolitical and ecclesial periphery during his November 2015 visit to Africa.
All this has exacerbated acute poverty, and grotesque inequalities "brought about by neoliberalism," qualitatively transforming the "world system whereby the periphery itself has fragmented and spawned an outer periphery" (p.
According to the CISF, most airports have the problem of wild vegetation around the periphery.
A new study uses arrays of multicoloured disks to demonstrate colour perception in peripheral vision, dispelling the long-held misconception that colour perception is weak or non-existent at the periphery.