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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Margin  \Mar"gin\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Margined};  p.  pr  &  vb 
  n.  {Marginging}.] 
  1.  To  furnish  with  a  margin. 
  2.  To  enter  in  the  margin  of  a  page. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Margin  \Mar"gin\,  n.  [OE.  margine,  margent,  L.  margo,  ginis.  Cf 
  {March}  a  border,  {Marge}.] 
  1.  A  border;  edge;  brink;  verge;  as  the  margin  of  a  river  or 
  2.  Specifically:  The  part  of  a  page  at  the  edge  left 
  uncovered  in  writing  or  printing. 
  3.  (Com.)  The  difference  between  the  cost  and  the  selling 
  price  of  an  article. 
  4.  Something  allowed,  or  reserved,  for  that  which  can  not  be 
  foreseen  or  known  with  certainty. 
  5.  (Brokerage)  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  --N.  Biddle. 
  {Margin  draft}  (Masonry),  a  smooth  cut  margin  on  the  face  of 
  hammer-dressed  ashlar,  adjacent  to  the  joints. 
  {Margin  of  a  course}  (Arch.),  that  part  of  a  course,  as  of 
  slates  or  shingles,  which  is  not  covered  by  the  course 
  immediately  above  it  See  2d  {Gauge}. 
  Syn:  Border;  brink;  verge;  brim;  rim. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  the  boundary  line  or  the  area  immediately  inside  the 
  boundary  [syn:  {border},  {perimeter}] 
  2:  a  permissible  difference  [syn:  {allowance},  {leeway},  {tolerance}] 
  3:  the  amount  of  collateral  a  customer  deposits  with  a  broker 
  when  borrowing  from  the  broker  to  buy  securities  [syn:  {security 
  4:  (corporate  finance)  net  sales  minus  the  cost  of  goods  and 
  services  sold  [syn:  {gross  profit},  {gross  profit  margin}] 
  5:  the  blank  space  that  surrounds  the  text  on  a  page 
  6:  a  strip  near  the  boundary  of  an  object;  "he  jotted  a  note  on 
  the  margin  of  the  page"  [syn:  {edge}] 

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