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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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