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Definitions of margin

  1. To furnish with a margin. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. To enter in the margin of a page. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. To furnish with a margin; to enter in the margin of a page. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  4. the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. a strip near the boundary of an object; "he jotted a note on the margin of the page" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. the blank space that surrounds the text on a page Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits Wordnet Dictionary DB
  8. (finance) the net sales minus the cost of goods and services sold Wordnet Dictionary DB
  9. A border; edge; brink; verge; as, the margin of a river or lake. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. The difference between the cost and the selling price of an article. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. Something allowed, or reserved, for that which can not be foreseen or known with certainty. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. Collateral security deposited with a broker to secure him from loss on contracts entered into by him on behalf of his principial, as in the speculative buying and selling of stocks, wheat, etc. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. Border; the unprinted edge of a page; a limit; reserved amount, as of money, time, or space; money, stock certificates, etc., given to a broker to secure him from loss in advancing funds for investment; as, to buy on a margin. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  14. An edge, border: the blank edge on the page of a book. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  15. Edge, border. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  16. Marginal. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  17. A border; brink; edge. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  18. The edge or border of anything; the blank edge of the page of a book; reserved amount. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  19. The border, brink, edge, or verge of anything; the blank edge of a leaf or page; what is written or printed on the margin; the difference between the price of purchase and sale of an article, out of which the merchant or trader derives his profit; something left or put to for meeting casualties; in bot., the boundary-line or contour of a body traced by the union of opposite plain surfaces; latitude-as, this must be taken with a wide margin. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  20. Marginly. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.

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Usage examples for margin

  1. A sheet of still water, two or three hundred yards broad, and about half a mile long, was surrounded by a line of tall forest- trees, whose branches stretched above its margin – Sketches of the Natural History of Ceylon by J. Emerson Tennent
  2. They can be used with telling effects for the margin of the fountain, although care must be taken not to plant those that grow to enormous height. – Garden Ornaments by Mary H. Northend
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