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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  
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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

  
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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n.
device that holds a book while reading it
v.
inhale and exhale the vapour produced by an electronic cigarette or similar device
Ex.: Quite a lot of smokers got into the habit of vaping what they regard as a less harmful alternative to smoking and sometimes as a way to help them cut down or even quit.
n.
blend of 'phone' and 'tablet', a phablet is an oversized mobile device having a screen which is intermediate between that of a typical smartphone and a tablet computer
Ex: Your phablet is a little bulky for my taste but I must admit it offers a better visual experience for Web pages than my smartphone.
n.
device combining the features of a smartphone and a tablet, with a size in the middle
[Bus.];[Comp.] like Samsung Galaxy Note
n.
the electronic contents generated by an electronic device or system in form of an electronic form or as a printed output (excluding the computer system files) are called e-documents
[Tech.];[Leg.] electronic contents
n.
a criminal action of commission or omission with intent to harm targeting humans or machines using any telecommunication device via internet
[Leg.];[Tech.] cybercrime means hacking, bullying, identity theft
n.
someone who, most of the time, carries a device enabling him to capture his day-by-day experiences (such as a photo camera, mobile phone etc.)
adj.
1. [Comp.] a device that once plugged in is automatically recognized by the system and launches the expected process without any action on the user's side; 2. [Bus.] a new employee who is able to start work without too much induction and training
[Comp.];[Bus.] can be used as both noun and adjective: plug and play device; plug and play employee or simply plug and play (noun)
n.
eMoney is electronic money exchangeable electronically via cyber digital device.
[Tech.] eMoney is electronic money exchangeable electronically via cyber digital device as cell phone
o.
eMoney is electronic money exchangeable electronically for good and services via cyber digital device.
[Tech.] eMoney is electronic money exchangeable electronically via cyber digital device as cell phone
n.
computation device whose processing power is derived from the application of quantum physics phenomena
[Tech.]
n.
network-based services that makes information available from multiple electronic devices by linking it to an account
[Tech.]
n.
a person who accesses the Internet from multiple devices (computer, tablet, mobile phone...)
n.
Cyber interception means the acquisition of the any digital contents through the use of any electronic, mechanical, or other digital devices.
[Tech.];[Leg.] Cyber interception means the acquisition of the any digital contents
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