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Overview of noun margin

The noun margin has 6 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (6) margin, border, perimeter

(the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary)

2. (2) margin

(an amount beyond the minimum necessary; "the margin of victory")

3. margin, security deposit

(the amount of collateral a customer deposits with a broker when borrowing from the broker to buy securities)

4. gross profit, gross profit margin, margin

((finance) the net sales minus the cost of goods and services sold)

5. margin

(the blank space that surrounds the text on a page; "he jotted a note in the margin")

6. allowance, leeway, margin, tolerance

(a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits) © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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