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periphery

US [pəˈrɪf(ə)ri]
UK [pə'rɪf(ə)ri]
  • n.外围;边缘;周围;次要部分
  • Web周边;边陲;圆周
Plural Form:peripheries  
periphery
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n.
1.
边缘;周围;外围the outer edge of a particular area
industrial development on the periphery of the town
城镇周边地区工业的发展
The condition makes it difficult for patients to see objects at the periphery of their vision.
这种病症使患者难于看见视觉边缘的物体。
2.
次要部分;次要活动;边缘the less important part of sth, for example of a particular activity or of a social or political group
minor parties on the periphery of American politics
处于美国政治边缘的小党派

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