Let’s put all the bookshelves on the periphery or edges of the room and the couches in the center. That way, we can walk along the periphery or boundary of the room to browse for something to read. That way people standing at the periphery or surrounding outer space discussing what they are looking for will not disturb those who are reading quietly in the center.
Quiz: What is a periphery?
- It is a border between one country and another.
- It is the focus of a place.
- It is the outlying area or boundary of a place.