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 for peripheral
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  peripheral
      adj 1: on or near an edge or constituting an outer boundary; the
             outer area; "Russia's peripheral provinces"; "peripheral
             suburbs" [ant: central]
      2: related to the key issue but not of central importance; "a
         peripheral interest"; "energy is far from a peripheral issue
         in the economy"; "peripheral issues"
      n 1: (computer science) electronic equipment connected by cable
           to the CPU of a computer; "disk drives and printers are
           important peripherals" [syn: peripheral, computer
           peripheral, peripheral device]

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