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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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Effect of adhesive systems and bevel on enamel margin integrity in primary and permanent teeth.
With respect to the effect of polishing time (moment) on the marginal seal of PAM-C and RM-GIC restorations, Dyract could be finished immediately at dentine and enamel margins, while Fuji II LC should be finished immediately at dentine but delayed at enamel margins.
1999) RM-GIC: Fuji II LC --Dyract: * immediately PAM-C: Dyract at both enamel and dentine margins --Fuji II LC: * immediately at dentine margins * delayed at enamel margins Geiger GIC: Fuji II --application of poly(acrylic et al.