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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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Full-year sales revenue went down by 4 percent to P26.54 billion due to the lower selling price of coconut oil, a significant component of its commodity business, but overall high margins still enabled the company to post a better bottom line.
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The Petroleum Division had reported to the ECC that the revised rates of dealer commission and OMC margin were due on July 1 every year under a previous decision of the ECC even though some stakeholders were opposed to linking increase in margins to CPI because that could at some time become an overwhelming part of the product price.
Under this former rule, the margin for nonlife insurance is a percentage of premium income.
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16-21: Approval: 37%, Disapproval: 56%; Margin: -19%
In case there was positive report on frozen section by pathologist, further resection of the suspected tissue was carried out till a negative margin was achieved.
The colony margin varied from grey to black in all isolates.