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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 mar·gin /ˈmɑrʤən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 mar·gin /ˈmɑrʤən/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology

 容限 邊際

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Mar·gin n.
 1. A border; edge; brink; verge; as, the margin of a river or lake.
 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.  It is usually less than the full value of the security purchased, in which case it may be qualified by the portion of the full value required to be deposited; as, to buy stocks on 50% margin.
 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: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 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: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the boundary line or the area immediately inside the
           boundary [syn: border, perimeter]
      2: a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move
         within limits [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: (finance) the 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]