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3.
An area commonly in a bar or night club that is outside of the center of social interaction.
We were hitting on all these chicks and having a great time, David was just slowing us down because he was all up in the periphery.
by Bar Masters October 02, 2008
 
1.
A orgasmically technical and fresh progressive metal band from Bethesda, Maryland. Founded by Misha "Bulb" Mansoor, the band has by far one of the best drummers in the metal scene today, as well as a vocalist with a range so fucking high it cracks windows, chunky and djenty 7 string guitar riffs that seem to take influence from meshuggah, and induce neck breaking headbanging.
Prog metal fan OMFG did you hear Periphery last night at the Ottobar last night?! They were fucking amazing.

Other fan Just do NOT play Buttersnips with 8,000 watts. PLZ
by Sprakaengrish February 06, 2011
 
2.
A person or persons one may at some point choose to date/sleep with, but is not currently, mainly due to the factors of a) distance, or b) one or more parties being involved with someone else.
As Mr. Moore enjoys tapping into the periphery, he will doubtless do so with one of these alluring new roommates.
by Pegleg McGuiness July 14, 2009