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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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However, it is not considered in market risk analysis because stock exchanges cover it adequately by imposing margins.
Indian equity markets use the 'T+2 day' settlement system, wherein trades initiated on day T are settled on day T+2, with margins payable on day T.
This set of cases was then searched electronically for those cases that had additional margins taken at the time of lumpectomy (cavity margin) or had subsequent reexcision or mastectomy.
In the case of paper industry margins, the good news is that there are several companies operating on healthier margins, but the flip side is also true: As of their most recent financial reports, some 15 publicly traded paper companies are operating at a loss.
How determining realistic margins based on market prices can revolutionize budgeting.
Thinking from the margins gave me a new perspective--that the truth comes from the margins.
A Profit margins measure how much money a company keeps after factoring in the cost of doing business (expenses).
In Margins and Marginality: The Printed Page in Early Modern England (1993), Evelyn B.
NEW YORK-Department stores are expected to report weaker gross margins for the fourth quarter as promotional activity was stepped up to lure holiday shoppers into stores.
The review of 176 cases by Farhood et al showed that after definitive surgical treatment, the margins of the surgical specimens were pathologically positive in 79 patients (44.
lThe number of runners; with margins rising with the number of runners, although the effect is very small.