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Definitions of peripheral:
  • noun:   (computer science) electronic equipment connected by cable to the CPU of a computer
    Example: "Disk drives and printers are important peripherals"
  • adjective:   related to the key issue but not of central importance
    Example: "A peripheral interest"
  • adjective:   on or near an edge or constituting an outer boundary; the outer area
    Example: "Russia's peripheral provinces"

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