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margin 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈmärjən/,
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margins, plural;
  1. Provide with an edge or border
    • - its leaves are margined with yellow
  2. Annotate or summarize (a text) in the margins

  3. Deposit an amount of money with a broker as security for (an account or transaction)
    • - a margined transaction
Noun
  1. The edge or border of something
    • - the eastern margin of the Indian Ocean
    • - they were forced to live on the margins of society
  2. The blank border on each side of the print on a page

  3. A line ruled on paper to mark off a margin

  4. An amount by which a thing is won or falls short
    • - they won by a convincing 17-point margin
  5. An amount of something included so as to be sure of success or safety
    • - there was no margin for error
  6. The lower limit of possibility, success, etc
    • - the lighting is considerably brighter than before but is still at the margins of acceptability
  7. A profit margin

  8. A sum deposited with a broker to cover the risk of loss on a transaction or account


  1. the boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary
  2. an amount beyond the minimum necessary; "the margin of victory"
  3. the amount of collateral a customer deposits with a broker when borrowing from the broker to buy securities
  4. gross profit: (finance) the net sales minus the cost of goods and services sold
  5. the blank space that surrounds the text on a page; "he jotted a note in the margin"
  6. allowance: a permissible difference; allowing some freedom to move within limits
  7. In economics, a margin is a set of constraints conceptualized as a border.Wicksteed, Philip Henry; . A marginal change is the change associated with a relaxation or tightening of constraints — either change of the constraints, or a change in response to this change of the constraints.
  8. In finance, a margin is collateral that the holder of a financial instrument has to deposit to cover some or all of the credit risk of his counterparty (most often his broker or an exchange). ...
  9. In finance, a futures contract is a standardized contract between two parties to buy or sell a specified asset of standardized quantity and quality at a specified future date at a price agreed today (the futures price). The contracts are traded on a futures exchange. ...
  10. The margin of a single data point is defined to be the distance from the data point to a decision boundary. Note that there are many distances and decision boundaries that may be appropriate for certain datasets and goals. ...
  11. The Margin is a live album by Peter Hammill, documenting early nineteen-eighties concerts by his K Group. Hammill was K (on vocals, piano and guitar), Nic Potter was Mozart (on bass guitar), Guy Evans was Brain (on drums), and John Ellis was Fury (on backing vocals and guitar). ...
  12. The Margin (French: La Marge) is a novel by André Pieyre de Mandiargues published in 1967, which won the Prix Goncourt the same year. It was first published in the UK as The Margin in 1970, translated by R. Howard.
  13. (Margins) The difference between the cost and the selling price
  14. (MARGINS) The leaf "margin" refers to the edge of the leaf.  The edge may be toothed or smooth, lobed or entire, or of other sorts of descriptions.  "Serrated" refers to a pattern resembling that of a hand saw. ...
  15. (Margins) This is essentially a lender?s markup. It is an interest rate that represents the lender?s cost of doing business and the profit they will make on the loan. This is then added to the index rate to establish the final interest rate and normally lasts through the life of a home loan.
  16. (Margins) An area of tissue surrounding a tumor, which has been surgically removed. Clear margins, those without evidence of cancer, indicate that the surgeon has removed all of the microscopically visible cancer.
  17. (Margins) the non-printing areas of page.
  18. (Margins) Profit margin is profit as a percentage of revenue (or turnover). It is calculated before interest charges and tax.
  19. (Margins) The distance from the edge of the engraving plate or imaginary point to the edge of the area allocated for text or copy.
  20. Margins are the blank space to the left and right sides and at the top and bottom of a page. The size of the margins can be increased or decreased. In Microsoft Word, this is done by choosing File-Page Setup and changing the numbers on the Margin tab.
  21. (Margins) The space at the top, bottom, and sides of the page that frames the body of written, typed, or printed matter.
  22. (MARGINS) The official distance between placed runners at finish of a race, expressed in lengths. A length is the average length of a horse - 2.4 metres. When the margins are small, the judge uses terms like Neck or Head.
  23. (MARGINS) The unprinted portion surrounding a print.  On early prints this is usually minimal because of scarcity of paper and the habit of cropping in the 19th century.
  24. (MARGINS) the normal tissue around the tumor that was taken out
  25. (Margins) (chiefly Scots): Dressed stones at the edges of an opening. Also called rybats.