• The peris, who resemble angels, appear in a blaze of light
    The peris, who resemble angels, appear in a blaze of light
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Peri- A prefix used to signify around by near over beyond, or to give an intensive sense; as, perimeter, the measure around; perigee, point near the earth; periergy, work beyond what is needed; perispherical, quite spherical.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
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In literature:

Suppuration in the peri-articular soft parts or in one of the adjacent bones must be looked for and dealt with.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Did the Peri outside the gates yearn to enter?
"Contrary Mary" by Temple Bailey
This came through Jacopo Peri, maestro at the Medician court, and after 1601 at the court of Ferrara.
"For Every Music Lover" by Aubertine Woodward Moore
Edmund S. Pery, on the Relief of the Roman Catholics of Ireland, vi.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. XII. (of XII.)" by Edmund Burke
Paradise and the Peri.
"Sixty Years of California Song" by Margaret Blake-Alverson
In the meantime, the Princess Perie-zadeh, several times a day after her brother's departure, counted her chaplet.
"The Arabian Nights Entertainments" by Anonymous
Peri must go to college some day, you all agree.
"Pearl and Periwinkle" by Anna Graetz
Are there Gins and Peris in this land?
"The Adventures of Hajji Baba of Ispahan" by James Morier
Peri-intestinal: that part of the body cavity around the alimentary canal.
"Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology" by John. B. Smith
Paradise and the Peri, 25, 273.
"The Standard Oratorios" by George P. Upton

In poetry:

A Sufi debauchee of dreams
Spake this:--From Sodomite to Peri
Earth tablets us; we live and are
Man's own long commentary.
"Self" by Madison Julius Cawein
But if for this he shuts against her
The heart that's shining in his eyes,
She'll bring the gift that for the Peri
Unbarred the gate of paradise.
"Mystery Of Carmel" by Madge Morris Wagner
Only the beings who flit thro' the groves
Where the bright Peri of Paradise roves,
Find in their regions of beauty divine
Beauties or odors outrivaling thine.
"To The Pearl Vested Spikenard" by Henry Pelham Holmes Bromwell
But if for this he shuts against her
The heart that’s shining in his eyes,
She’ll bring the gift that for the Peri
Unbarred the gate of paradise.
"To Sanson (02)" by Madge Morris Wagner
I had been to the play
With my pearl of a Peri -
But, for all I could say,
She declared she was weary,
That "the place was so crowded and hot, and
she couldn't abide that Dundreary."
"Atalanta In Camden -Town" by Lewis Carroll
I used to love a radiant girl--
Her lips were like a rose leaf torn;
Her heart was as free as a floating curl,
Or a breeze at morn;
Her step as light as a Peri's daughter,
And her eye as soft as gliding water.
"Discrimination" by Nathaniel Parker Willis

In news:

Offering surgical insights, this author presents a rare case of a peri-ligamentous granuloma engulfing the anterior talofibular ligament in a 26-year-old patient.
"The pace of innovation around new companies (and) new ideas is accelerated," said Jules Peri, Daily Grommet 's co-founder and CEO.
The goal of the new management team is to become one of the first companies to establish efficacy and gain US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance to treat patients who have already received stent implants in their peri...
Thanks to hormonal fluctuations caused by peri-menopause and exacerbated by stress, many women in their thirties and forties are finding themselves battling the oil and pimples they thought they'd left in the rearview mirror, says Jaliman.
Defiance County PERI will meet on Nov 13.
Hardware store on King Street in Northampton carries the M1 tape measure created by Haydeville entrepreneur Oded Peri .
The Defiance County PERI will meet on Tuesday, Oct 9, at the Community Memorial Hospital, 208 Columbus St, Hicksville, at 1 pm in the old community room.
Paulding PERI will meet on Oct 3.
The Paulding Chapter 10 PERI meeting will be held on Wednesday, Oct 3, at the Paulding County Senior Center in Paulding.
Peri Gilpin testifies during a Senate hearing on the prevention, treatment and research of breast cancer.
Judge Soud sentences Christopher Pery .
Smart has joked he could play Evans at center if he refuses to shoot from the peri- meter.
Judge Soud sentences Christopher Pery.
Perry Ellis International, Inc PERY Apparel/Accessories 83.
Nando's Facebook page: 'Find Yourself' peri predictor.

In science:

One manifestation of this singularity is the existence of “trivial” peri = qi δψeΦ , for which δµi = 0 and therefore the particle distributions turbations with δµ∞ inside the star are not changed.
Rotochemical Heating of Neutron Stars: Rigorous Formalism with Electrostatic Potential Perturbations
More significant (aliased) peri od of 0.5283 d with QAoV = 12.5 does not fit to the Jeffries and Bromage data.
Age-Rotation-Activity Relations for M Dwarf Stars Based on ASAS Photometric Data
If Φ|max V = Φ0 , then we say that the multifilter Φ is an extension of the perifilter Φ0 .
Relations that preserve compact filters
The rank of a multifilter (perifilter) is, by definition, the rank of the corresponding cascade.
Relations that preserve compact filters
The contour of a multifilter Φ : V → X depends entirely on the underlying cascade V and on the restriction of Φ to max V , hence on the corresponding perifilter (V , Φ|max V ).
Relations that preserve compact filters