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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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(2010), realizing a study on 34 corpses, indicated that it is not advisable to go deeper than 3 mm from the buccal bone margin in the direction of the mandibular canal.
A, Marginal mandibulectomy anterior view (long arrow, inferior bone margin; short white arrows, mentalis muscle bundles).
(1998): the same level of molar teeth; Mbajiorgu (2000): 47.1% the same level of the occlusal plane, 29.4% above and 23.5% below the occlusal plane; Monnazzi et al.: 0.02 mm below of the alveolar bone margin plane; Jansisyanont et al.: 4.5 mm above the occlusal plane.
A dehiscence is defined as a V-shaped defect located along the alveolar bone margin (BM) toward the apex, and is located on the buccal or lingual side of a tooth (Leung et al., 2010).
Distance from the MDCn and IDCn to the anterior margin of the tibia at the level of the ankle: On crossing the ankle joint, the MDCn had an average distance from the anterior margin of the tibia of 11.5 [+ or -] 4.3 mm, while that for the IDCn (or its most medial fine branch) was 33.4 [+ or -] 5.9 mm from the referred bone margin.