peripheral

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1 peripheral /pəˈrɪfərəl/ adjective
1 peripheral
/pəˈrɪfərəl/
adjective
Learner's definition of PERIPHERAL
[more peripheral; most peripheral] formal : not relating to the main or most important part
often + to
computers : connected to a computer but not an essential part of it
: of or relating to the area that is to the side of the area you are looking at
medical : of or relating to the part of the nervous system that is separate from the brain and spinal cord

— peripherally

adverb
2 peripheral /pəˈrɪfərəl/ noun
plural peripherals
2 peripheral
/pəˈrɪfərəl/
noun
plural peripherals
Learner's definition of PERIPHERAL
[count] computers
: a piece of equipment (such as a printer, speaker, etc.) that is connected to a computer but is not an essential part of it
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