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margin

1. Commerce the profit on a transaction
2. Economics the minimum return below which an enterprise becomes unprofitable

margin

[′mär·jən]
(geography)
The boundary around a body of water.
(graphic arts)
The blank area at the vertical and horizontal edges of a printed page.
(science and technology)
An outside limit.

margin

1. The exposed flat surface of the stiles and rails which form the framing around a panel.
2. The projecting surface above the stair nosings in a close string.
3. The mitered border around a hearth.
4. The exposed surface of a slate or tile which is not covered by the one above.

margin

A blank row at the extreme top and bottom or a blank column at the extreme left and right sides of a sheet of paper or on-screen window. Margins are used for design purposes as well as to accommodate printers that cannot print to the very edge of the paper. See margin guide and gutter.
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I will never forget that night at the station, waiting for Feri and having to leave without him," says Margo.
I hope in this campaign we will capture the pace, impact, excitement and inspiration that was Margo, and use her words, in our material, to convince people to vote Yes.
After serving as SNP deputy leader and winning respect as a journalist, broadcaster, activist and health and homelessness campaigner, Margo sat in the first modern Scottish Parliament as a Nationalist MSP.
Following the publication of Margo Bohlin's selection for Realtrends.
She added, ``The only way that they can beat us is to not play Margo.
They couldn't resist a dig at the head of their awkward squad, Margo MacDonald (above).
LOS ANGELES -- Margo Chase, creative director and founder of Chase Design Group, was named one of the most influential graphic designers by a reader survey in the 500th issue of Graphic Design:usa Magazine.
ALEX Salmond led the tributes to legendary nationalist Margo MacDonald at the SNP conference yesterday.
Green MSP Patrick Harvie has vowed to champion Margo MacDonald's bid to legalise assisted suicide.
Suppose Margo left no indication of her prior wishes, but that people close to her believe it would be in her critical interests to die rather than live on in her current condition.
A second group of researchers, classified by Margo as institutionalists, concludes that even if these differences in the quality and quality of education has not existed, a substantial differences in the black-white earnings ratio would still have existed.