Every few weeks I get so far behind on sleep that I lose my peripheral vision.
The debater, thinker, charmer, weaver of luminous sentences, though impressive in their own right, strike me as peripheral.
Disappointingly, Pagán lets it fade into the background, not unlike any other recollection of peripheral importance.
Because his new novel, The peripheral, is his most dire yet.
As compared to that, Israel/Palestine is old hat, and at most a peripheral irritant.
The peripheral portion consists of soft sarcomatous tissue, which invades the overlying soft parts.
With reference to the peripheral nerve-stems there is not much to be said.
In the middle, therefore, the bacteria die, while their peripheral colleagues continue active.
When the peripheral arteries are palpable they are not always sclerosed.
Nothnagel and Rossbach claim that in chronic poisoning by barium the peripheral nerves are altered.
peripheral pe·riph·er·al (pə-rĭf'ər-əl)
Related to, located in, or constituting an outer boundary or periphery.
Perceived or perceiving near the outer edges of the retina.
Of or relating to the surface or outer part of a body or organ; external.
Of, relating to, or being part of the peripheral nervous system.
Noun Computer Science An auxiliary device, such as a printer or modem, distinct from a computer's central processing unit and working memory, and often connected externally.
Any part that is separate from a computer's CPU, such as a printer, a keyboard, or a monitor.
(Or "peripheral device", "device") Any part of a computer other than the CPU or working memory, i.e. disks, keyboards, monitors, mice, printers, scanners, tape drives, microphones, speakers, cameras, to list just the less exotic ones.
High speed working memory, such as RAM, ROM or, in the old days, core would not normally be referred to as peripherals. The more modern term "device" is also more general in that it is used for things such as a pseudo-tty, a RAM drive, or a network adaptor.
Some argue that, since the advent of the personal computer, the motherboard, hard disk, keyboard, mouse, and monitor are all parts of the base system, and only use the term "peripheral" for optional additional components.