noun, plural pe·riph·er·ies.
Words nearby periphery
Origin of periphery
Examples from the Web for peripheries
These serve, by friction, to drive the bobbins which rest upon their peripheries.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines|Andrew Ure
The angles in the center or periphery of equall circles, are as the Peripheries are upon which they doe insist: And contrariwise.
Then upon the ends y, and u, at the distances ou, and ys; let two peripheries meet in the point r.
Therefore if the angles be unequall, the peripheries likewise shall be unequall.
For let the circles agree, and then shall equall inscripts and peripheries agree.