from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The outer zone or region of the attraction-sphere of a nerve-cell: opposed to centrosphere.


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  • And I don't know about you, but I live in that tomorrow they were writing about, and this is the first time I've seen a trylon or a perisphere in decades.

    A Dream Gift from Barry Malzberg

  • As we pass one home, sort of a refurbished farmhouse, I note that next to it is an exact replica of the massive perisphere from the 1939 World's Fair.

    Touring Small-Town America

  • But I so want to investigate the perisphere that I open the car door and tumble out as it continues speeding on without me.

    Touring Small-Town America

  • Mixed in with perisphere-themed objects such as crystal paperweights, drawings, and paper sculptures, are things that have nothing to do with the perisphere, such as ornate editions of Lord of the Rings.

    Touring Small-Town America

  • I never become aware of the identities of the rest of my friends, and I never do make it back to the perisphere.

    Touring Small-Town America

  • After I stop rolling and bouncing, I start walking back, but long before I find any perisphere, I discover the town's small museum.

    Touring Small-Town America


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