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periphery

 [pĕ-rif´er-e]
an outward structure or surface; the portion of a system outside the central region.

pe·riph·e·ry

(pĕ-rif'ĕ-rē),
1. The part of a body away from the center; the outer part or surface.
2. Synonym(s): denture border
[G. periphereia, fr. peri, around, + pherō, to carry]

periphery

(pə-rĭf′ə-rē)
n. pl. peripher·ies
1. A line that forms the boundary of an area; a perimeter.
2. The outside surface of an object.
3. The area along a boundary; the margin.
4. An area of secondary status or lesser importance: works that have been relegated to the periphery of literary studies.

pe·riph·e·ry

(pĕr-if'ĕr-ē)
1. The part of a body away from the center; the outer part or surface.
2. Synonym(s): denture border.
[G. periphereia, fr. peri, around, + pherō, to carry]

pe·riph·e·ry

(pĕr-if'ĕr-ē)
1. Synonym(s): denture border.
2. The part of a body away from the center.
[G. periphereia, fr. peri, around, + pherō, to carry]
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The only time the centre invested in the periphery was during the unearthing of oil, gas and minerals compounding the tribal people's problems with the centre, which pursued the potential wealth for its own gains.
Having already been stereotyped as brutish people from the periphery, they were then neatly fitted into a new category for the purposes of racial discrimination: the (potential) security threat.
Among 36 newly diagnosed GBM patients who underwent surgery according to the same treatment protocol at Ehime University Hospital between January 2014 and December 2016, we identified 13 patients with separate tumor samples obtained from two different sites, the core and the periphery of the tumor, with navigation-guided microsurgical techniques as described below.
Investors suddenly realised that the periphery countries could not necessarily pay back their debts, and that more importantly, there was no guarantee that the core countries would bail out their debts within the single currency system (Pisani-Ferry, 2014).
Globally the observation of Figure 3 enables us to see that the percentage of water absorption increases from the periphery to the center on the radial position and from the base to the leaves on the longitudinal position along the stem of Raffia vinifera.
Specifically, they show that, in a core-periphery network, core banks take more risk than periphery banks, which is consistent with our data, results, and other literatures [9].
While associated with the concept of spatial periphery, the term Literatura Periferica, has its origins in a different context.
The reverse of the coin shall bear the portrait of "Swami Chinmayananda" in the centre, with inscription in Devnagri script on upper periphery and the inscription "Birth Centenary of Swami Chinmayananda" in English on the lower periphery.
At this point, if the constructed MFTS includes no periphery, it is an MFVS.
Rarely have words been put into such direct action as they were when the pope personally visited a geopolitical and ecclesial periphery during his November 2015 visit to Africa.
Haiti: Trapped in the Outer Periphery. Boulder CO: Lynne Rienner, 2014.
According to the CISF, most airports have the problem of wild vegetation around the periphery.