noun, plural peers of the realm.
any of a class of peers in Great Britain and Ireland entitled by heredity to sit in the House of Lords.
noun (pl) peers of the realm
(in Great Britain and Northern Ireland) any member of the nobility entitled to sit in the House of Lords
noun 1. evaluation of a person’s work or performance by a group of people in the same occupation, profession, or industry. noun 1. the evaluation by fellow specialists of research that someone has done in order to assess its suitability for publication or further development
noun 1. social pressure by members of one’s peer group to take a certain action, adopt certain values, or otherwise conform in order to be accepted. The social influence a peer group exerts on its individual members, as each member attempts to conform to the expectations of the group. (See conformity.)
[peer] /pɪər/ noun 1. a person of the same legal status: a jury of one’s peers. 2. a person who is equal to another in abilities, qualifications, age, background, and social status. 3. something of equal worth or quality: a sky-scraper without peer. 4. a nobleman. 5. a member of any of the five degrees […]
adjective 1. (of a computer network) designed so that computers can send information directly to one another without passing through a centralized server P2P networking 1. The kind of communication found in a system using layered protocols. Each software or hardware component can be considered to communicate only with its peer in the same layer […]