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peripheral

  

      adj  
1    not relating to the most important part of something; incidental, minor, or superficial  
2    of, relating to, or of the nature of a periphery  
3      (Anatomy)   of, relating to, or situated near the surface of the body  
a peripheral nerve     
  peripherally      adv  


peripheral device   , unit  
      n     (Computing)   any device, such as a disk, printer, modem, or screen, concerned with input/output, storage, etc.,   (Often shortened to)    peripheral  
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peripheral device   , unit  
      n     (Computing)   any device, such as a disk, printer, modem, or screen, concerned with input/output, storage, etc.,   (Often shortened to)    peripheral         


peripheral         
      adj  
1    not relating to the most important part of something; incidental, minor, or superficial  
2    of, relating to, or of the nature of a periphery  
3      (Anatomy)   of, relating to, or situated near the surface of the body  
a peripheral nerve     
  peripherally      adv  

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peripheral

  
1    beside the point, borderline, incidental, inessential, irrelevant, marginal, minor, secondary, superficial, tangential, unimportant  
2    exterior, external, outer, outermost, outside, perimetric, surface  

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