Origin of peer1
Other definitions for peer (2 of 2)
Origin of peer2
synonym study for peer
OTHER WORDS FROM peerpeer·ing·ly, adverb
How to use peer in a sentence
Chipper Cash, a cross-border, peer to peer payments service, has raised $30 million in a Series B funding round led by Ribbit Capital with participation from Bezos Expeditions, Jeff Bezos’s personal venture capital fund.Jeff Bezos just became the latest big tech name to invest in an African fintech startup|Yomi Kazeem|November 19, 2020|Quartz
A recent study, not yet peer reviewed, found the Quidel test detected over 80% of cases when used on symptomatic people and those with known exposures to the virus, but only 32% among people without symptoms, The New York Times reported.Rapid Testing Is Less Accurate Than the Government Wants to Admit|by Lisa Song|November 16, 2020|ProPublica
Although that research has not yet been peer reviewed or published, he says its findings on mask effectiveness are about on par with what previous research has shown.Why you should think twice before opting for a valved N95 mask|Kat Eschner|November 12, 2020|Popular-Science
He and a co-author studied peer-reviewed research and public health publications from January to September to identify instances of Covid-19 spread on flights, and then ranked them by the certainty with which we could trust the results.How risky is air travel in the pandemic? Here’s what the science says.|Brian Resnick|November 12, 2020|Vox
That has clearly changed now and today’s Microsoft is one of the most active corporate open-source contributors among its peers — and now the owner of GitHub .
They peered out into the gloom from Battery Park and could not make out her form.128 Years Old and Still a Looker: Happy Birthday to Lady Liberty|Elizabeth Mitchell|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Yambuku Breman peered out at the huge Congo River system as the flight took off.
With eyes starting from my head I peered into the darkness, but when he came into the room I did not see him.Read ‘The King in Yellow,’ the ‘True Detective’ Reference That’s the Key to the Show|Robert W. Chambers|February 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And finally his head peered around and he said to me, "Mmhmmhmm?"Bruce Weber's 25th Anniversary of Let's Get Lost at the Venice Film Festival 2013|Isabel Wilkinson|August 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Yet the Times still overlooked allegations whose seriousness it would have recognized had it peered closer.
As she peered into the face of Dr. Ashton, her own was scarlet and yellow, and her voice rose to a shriek.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
Once more she peered into the glass, shook out her skirts, then sought a door in a far and dusky corner.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
She said she was, but she started awful slow, and kinda peered back, and up to the hall.Alec Lloyd, Cowpuncher|Eleanor Gates
The Seneschal peered at him curiously through shortsighted eyes.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
He stood before me, leaning over till his hands clasped his knees, and peered into my face, smiling.The Soldier of the Valley|Nelson Lloyd
British Dictionary definitions for peer (1 of 2)
- a person who is an equal in social standing, rank, age, etc
- (as modifier)peer pressure