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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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Anterior part of pronotum elevated into a more or less inflated or bulbous hood; if hood is small, paranota and costal margin of hemelytra expanded and projecting beyond sides of body 5
2x length of posterior crossvein, apical section of Cu 3x length of posterior crossvein and twice length of distance between crossveins; distance on costal margin between [R.
Intraoperatively, an inflamed fistula tract was seen emanating from the rightlower anterior chest wall to above the costal margin, entering the peritoneum over the liver edge and into the gallbladder.
Dorsal hind wing: costal margin convex; apex rounded, with a small indentation at the end of Rs; outer margin convex from apex to Cu[A.
Apart from splenomegaly 2-3 cm below the costal margin, there were no abnormal physical signs, including lymphadenopathy.
Uncus relatively long, slender, apically pointed; tegumen short and narrow; valva medium-long, proximal lobe short, broadly rounded; cucullus broadened, apical margin more or less straight, covered with long and fine hairs; costal margin sclerotized, concave, basally humped; sacculus short; ampulla rather long extending over ventral margin of valva, reaping-hook-shaped, strongly sclerotized, apically rounded; vinculum relatively broad, medium long, V-shaped.
Physical examination of the abdomen revealed diffuse voluntary guarding, left upper quadrant tenderness, and a palpable spleen approximately 4 cm below the left costal margin.
6 mm); triangular, costal margin convex, convexity sharper after the origin of [R.
She also had mild jaundice and marked hepatosplenomegaly, which caused abdominal distension; the liver was firmly enlarged 10 cm below the right costal margin, and the spleen was palpated 11 cm below the left margin.