margin meaning

EN[ˈmɑː(ɹ)dʒɪn] [-ɑː(ɹ)dʒɪn]
  • Margin may refer to:
  • Margin (economics)
  • Margin (finance), a type of financial collateral used to cover credit risk
  • Margin (typography), the white space that surrounds the content of a page
  • Margin (machine learning), the distance between a decision boundary and a data point
  • Margin, Iran, a village in Qazvin Province
  • Continental margin, the zone of the ocean floor that separates the thin oceanic crust from thick continental crust
  • Marginal frequency distribution in statistics
  • Leaf margin, the edge of a leaf blade

    Definition of margin in English Dictionary

  • NounPLmargins
    1. (typography) The edge of the paper that remains blank.
      1. The edge or border of any flat surface.
        1. Nothing could be more business-like than the construction of the stout dams, and nothing more gently rural than the limpid lakes, with the grand old forest trees marshalled round their margins like a veteran army that had marched down to drink, only to be stricken motionless at the water’s edge.
      2. (figuratively) The edge defining inclusion in or exclusion from of a set or group.
        1. A difference between results, characteristics, scores.
          1. Chelsea will point to that victory margin as confirmation of their superiority - but Spurs will complain their hopes of turning the game around were damaged fatally by Atkinson's decision.
        2. A permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits.
          1. margin of error
        3. (finance) The yield or profit; the selling price minus the cost of production.
          1. (finance) Collateral security deposited with a broker to secure him from loss on contracts entered into by him on behalf of his principial, as in the speculative buying and selling of stocks, wheat, etc.
          2. VerbSGmarginsPRmarginingPT, PPmargined
            1. To add a margin to.
            2. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • Neck and segment 1 of Semnoderes armiger in dorsal view, showing the deep middorsal incision in the anterior segment margin (arrow) (character 17, state 2).
                • Leaves in a basal rosette and cauline, 0.5–7.5 (-9.5) × 0.1–2.2 cm; subsessile; blade narrowly lanceolate to elliptic, margin subentire to shallowly sinuate-dentate.
                • For indeed in the middle the fashion thereof was red, but at the ends it was all purple, and on each margin many separate devices had been skilfully inwoven.
              2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • One adenoid cystic carcinoma of trachea displayed as polypiform mass and protruded into endolumen with a wide base, homogeneous density, and fairly smooth and regular margin.
                • An additional large triangular flaplike appendage at the rear of the head is thickened along its margin.
                • The morphological differences to sclerophylly are relatively few and mainly found in the amounts of sclerenchyma, leaf shape, and margins.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Nouns
                • Countable nouns
                • Verbs
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                1. en marginal
                2. fr marginal
                3. en margins
                4. en margined
                5. fr marginaux
                Source: Wiktionary
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                Meaning of margin for the defined word.

                Grammatically, this word "margin" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb.
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