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The edge or border; the edge of a body of water where it meets the land. As applied to a boundary line of land, the margin of a river, creek, or other watercourse means the center of the stream. But in the case of a lake, bay, or natural pond, the margin means the line where land and water meet.In finance, the difference between market value of loan collateral and face value of loan.

A sum of money, or its equivalent, placed in the hands of a Broker by the principal or person on whose account a purchase or sale of Securities is to be made, as a security to the former against losses to which he or she may be exposed by subsequent fluctuations in the market value of the stock. The amount paid by the customer when he uses a broker's credit to buy a security.

In commercial transactions the difference between the purchase price paid by an intermediary or retailer and the selling price, or difference between price received by manufacturer for its goods and costs to produce. Also called gross profit margin.


(Outside limit), noun bank, border, boundary, bounds, brim, brink, circumference, curb, edge, frame, fringe, hem, ledge, limit, lip, outskirt, perimeter, periphery, portal, rim, shore, skirt, threshold, verge


(Spare amount), noun amount reserved, elbowroom, extra amount for contingencies, extra amount for emergencies, headway, latitude, leeway, reserve, reserved amount, room, room to spare, space
Associated concepts: margin of profit
See also: balance, border, boundary, edge, extremity, latitude, mete, outline, penumbra, periphery, plethora, scope, space, surplus
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2e): Pear shaped, costa straight, apex round, termen sinuated, dorsum straight, discoidal cell closed, more than half length of the wing; veins, Sc+ R1 arises from the axillary region, short and separated from R1, humeral (h) curves toward the proximal region of the costal margin begins from Sc+R1 and Rs, M1 originated from upper angle of the discal cell, M2 originates from middle of the discal cell, M3 originates from lower angle of the cell, Cu1 parallel to Cu2, two veins A2 and A3 arise from the axillary of the wing, A2 ending at the tornus of wing, A3 ending at dorsal margin.
6x longer in brachypterous biforma), extending to apical margin of tergite VI (male), tergite V (female); distal edge of costal margin of tegmen noticeably narrowing preapically, forming an abbreviated extension to apex.
The VFW is a uniform light brown, the medial area presents a somewhat straight longitudinal dark brown line but is truncated before reaching the costal margin and in the postmedial zone is another wider disperse dark strip that runs parallel to the outer margin.
Next, in the right midclavicular line, take a soft tissue contact at or slightly below the umbilical line and lift with a vibratory action toward the costal margin.
Her physical examination is unremarkable, with the exception of her grade 2/6 systolic ejection murmurs at the upper right sternal border and an enlarged spleen, which spans 10 cm below her left costal margin.
Firm, nontender hepatomegaly was noted 8 cm below the right costal margin.
A slightly tender liver with a span of 12 cm was palpable at the right costal margin.
Another possibility that may have gone undetected is a pelvic dysfunction causing tension on the oblique abdominal muscles that attach to the inferior costal margin.
Physical examination showed a palpable liver edge 3 cm below the right costal margin.
On abdominal examination liver was palpable 4 cm below the costal margin, tender, having a span of 16 cms.
On physical examination a large, firm, non-tender spleen extending from the costal margin to about 4 fingers below the left costal margin was noted (Figure 1).