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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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Now that he's running a city, Margo expressed concern that state legislators in Austin get to call the shots on matters like property taxes - issues that affect El Paso directly - without sufficient input from local politicians.
FONDLY REMEMBERED The painting by Gerard Burns shows Margo in the debating chamber of the Parliament
Margo vowed to shower at least once in every state.
After all, Margo only makes such a confession because she believes Karen to be her closest friend.
It keeps your mind off things and will help you to relax," Margo said.
Her very first day as a helper, Aurora watched, stunned, as Margo lifted her shirt and peeled down the front of one bra cup.
Through it all, we get the satisfying feeling of having joined Margo on her odyssey.
Fascination with daily life in the Egyptian village has a central place in Margo Veillon's work.
In 2009, Margo paddled from Miami to New Orleans to raise awareness of oil, chemical, agricultural and industrial pollution in the Gulf of Mexico.
Con tan solo estas dos anotaciones -- relativas nada menos que a la historia personal de tres mujeres, puntuales en la Conquista, la Colonia y la Revolucion mexicanas -- podemos ver como Margo Glantz tiene una "amorosa inclinacion a enredarse en cabellos.