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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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Coloration: Head black, white spotted with tufts of white scales, eyes brownish black, antennae black, maxillary palpi covered with black and white large scales; thorax black with white spots, forewings, ground color tawny, upperside brighter than underside, half of the apical part black with white bands, costal margin, apex and terminal margin black with semicircular white spots, hind wings, ground color tawny, upperside brighter than underside, three black spots around the cell, in male one scent- producing white spot with a thick black border in post discal area, apex and terminal margin black with one row of semicircular white spots; abdomen yellowish.
observed large expiratory volumes suitable for cough production using surface electrodes over the costal margin in one SCI patient; they stated that the caudal, dorsallateral area of the abdominal wall was a particularly important stimulation site to generate high expiratory volumes [11].
Tegmen of both macropterous and brachypterous forms dark brown with tan region on costal margin near insertion to body.
Equally, splendida has an obvious orange spot on the costal margin of the HW, being most evident on the underside of the wing and is absent in L.
In case of lateral transperitoneal approach, patient is placed in lateral decubitus position on a 60[degrees] to 80[degrees] angle and the operation table is flexed at patient's waist in order to create enough space between the ipsilateral costal margin and the iliac crest.
On abdominal examination his liver was enlarged 1 cm and spleen 4 cm below costal margin.
GI: Abdomen soft, non-tender, spleen not palpable, liver 1 cm below costal margin.
The needle (16 or 18 gauge) is usually inserted between the xyphoid process and the left costal margin at a 15-degree angle to bypass the costal margin, and then aimed toward the left shoulder, until the pericardium is pierced and fluid is aspirated.
1) The patient is supine with the abdominal area exposed from the costal margin to level of the ASIS.
She had three palpable occipital lymph nodes, cervical lymphadenopathy, III/VI systolic murmur, two well-healed abdominal scars, a palpable liver 2 cm below the costal margin, and a palpable spleen.