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1、peri- + pher- + -y.
2、literally "a carrying around, rounded, moving round, carry or move round, revolving,".
- periphery (n.)
- late 14c., "atmosphere around the earth," from Old French periferie (Modern French périphérie), from Medieval Latin periferia, from Late Latin peripheria, from Greek peripheria "circumference, outer surface, line round a circular body," literally "a carrying around," from peripheres "rounded, moving round, revolving," peripherein "carry or move round," from peri- "round about" (see peri-) + pherein "to carry" (see infer). Meaning "outside boundary of a surface" attested in English from 1570s; general sense of "boundary" is from 1660s.
- 1. industrial development on the periphery of the town
- 2. Other animals were depicted on the periphery of the group.
- 3. Taste buds are concentrated at the tip and rear of the tongue and around its periphery.
- 4. Geographically, the UK is on the periphery of Europe, while Paris is at the heart of the continent.
- 5. Geographically, the UK is on the periphery of Europe.
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