Definitions for "margin"
Margin is a good faith deposit that a trader puts up as collateral to hold a...
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.
The minimum equity required to support an investment position. To buy on margin refers to borrowing part of the purchase price of a security from a brokerage firm.
Keywords:  unprinted, border, blank, edge, quiet
A border; edge; brink; verge; as, the margin of a river or lake.
Specifically: The part of a page at the edge left uncovered in writing or printing.
The distance between the edge of a label and where the printing starts on that label. The margin is also called the quiet zone. See also top-of-form. media The label stock on which the printer prints labels. Media can be made of plain paper, polyester, thermally reactive paper, or other materials with adhesive backing.
Keywords:  index, add, added, adjusted, percentage
A term used with ARM loans. The number of percentage points the lender adds to the index rate to calculate the ARM interest rate at each adjustment.
The percentage amount added to the Index value to establish the new interest rate at each adjustment. The margin remains constant over the life of the loan.
The set percentage a lender adds to the index to determine the current interest rate on an adjustable-rate mortgage (ARM).
The white, unprinted area surrounding an image.
the white space surrounding the printed area of a column or page.
Any deliberately unprinted space on a page, especially surrounding a block of text. Margins are used not only to aid in the aesthetics and the readability of a page, but also to provide allowances for trimming, binding, and other post-press operations.
Pertaining to the area at which a prepared tooth structure ends and the restoration of choice begins.
The contact point between any restorative material and the tooth structure that abuts or lies under it. The margin of a properly placed restoration is smooth. There are no "catch points."
The contact point between any restorative material and the tooth structure that abuts or lies under it. Margins in properly executed are smooth, they do not have any rough areas or rough edges.
An optional report region that appears at the top and bottom of each logical page in a report section (Header, Main, or Trailer). The margin may include any layout object, but typically contains boilerplate and fields (for page numbers, page totals, grand totals, and current date and time).
An optional report region that surrounds each logical page in the body region. The margin may include any layout object, but typically contains boilerplate and fields (for page numbers, page totals, grand totals, and current date and time).
The difference between the cost and the selling price of an article.
The difference between sale of something and the purchase price - profit.
the difference between the buy and the sell price
The allowance for additional attenuation in a system design above what is necessary for system operation. Margin gives room for additional splices in the event of a cable break and allowance for the degradation of the transmitter with age, and so on.
Allowance for attenuation in addition to that explicitly accounted for in system design.
How much the winner in an event wins by, or how far a placed competitor is from its nearest rival.
The amount a competitor in an event finishes in front of another competitor.
See Surgical Margin.
Refers to the amount of normal-appearing tissue to be removed along with the tumor during surgical excision. The thicker the tumor, the more normal-looking skin the surgeon removes. Margin is usually measured in centimeters. Surgical margins may be modified for an individual patient after considering medical or esthetic reasons. The main goal is complete removal of the cancer.
Proportion of the value of futures contracts that must be supplied by both buyers and sellers. It is recalculated daily.
Cash or equivalent posted as guarantee of fulfillment of a futures contract (not a downpayment).
Cash or equivalent posted as guarantee of fulfilment of a futures contract (not a down payment)
Keywords:  headlap, see
see Headlap
The gross profit on sales derived by subtracting the cost of goods sold from gross revenue.
The portion of the agency's markup that is left after the agency pays mandatory external expenses (if any) such as payroll taxes and discounts required by the client. An agency's margin covers the agency's internal expenses (staff, rent, insurance, etc.) plus profit.
Keywords:  tway, slate, scottish, laid, tail
tail area or tway (Scottish), the area of slate left exposed when laid on a roof.
(to the) The term is used to show the way with the aitherions relate themselves to the forms of the matter they join with. "To the margin" means that an aitherion is bound to the related material entity, also remaining outside as belonging to other ambit.
The difference between the cost of sold items and the total net sales income.
The difference between expected paid claims and the Aggregate deductible. Granting that the expected claims will most likely be paid in any circumstance, the margin is the corridor of risk the employer is accepting in his self-funded program. It is expressed as a percent of expected paid claims and is customarily 25%.
The difference between (1) generation resources and electric demand or (2) the difference between the capacity of a transmission line and the power flowing on that line. Margin is usually expressed in megawatts (MW).
Keywords:  unseen, evil, tricks, huge, invention
(if you are up) a no risk situation with huge potential return (if you are down) an evil invention by Unseen Forces that tricks you into losing more money than you have
effectively borrowed money
A choice on the margin is a choice that is made by comparing all the relevant alternatives systematically and incrementally. (p. 15)
The place (or time) at which one more unit of some factor is added or subtracted. The reason why the change of one more unit is so important is the insight it can give us toward making economic choices and, therefore, evaluating opportunity costs.
Something allowed, or reserved, for that which can not be foreseen or known with certainty.
Market Value Monthly Assessment
Market value MIG Mortgage Indemnity Guarantee
Error in the output of a neuron is not backpropagated if it is within this small margin.
A margin, or positive margin, is a temporary excess of receipts over disbursements. When disbursements temporarily exceed receipts, a negative margin exists. A positive margin is not a surplus, nor is a negative margin a deficit, until the fiscal year ends.
Revenue in excess of expenses. Allocated cooperative margins are returned to members on a patronage basis. Margins are retained for a period to provide working capital for cooperatives.
Keywords:  furnish
To furnish with a margin.
The number of points between the outcome of the game predicted by the Vegas line and the actual result. In the SU, ATS and O/U tables the margin given is the average margin.
Keywords:  intaglio, print, trim, area, page
Non printing area of a page.
an area outside the "plate mark" of an Intaglio print
defined area surrounding a page that separates the trim from the live (printing) area.
Keywords:  decibels, clear, sky, rain, minimum
See Clearing Margin and Customer Margin.
The difference in decibels between the C/(N+I) achieved at the receiver input under clear sky conditions to the minimum C/(N+I) required for just acceptable transmission quality. Also referred to as the "Rain Margin".
reveal; the distance between the nosing and the top of a closed stringer
Keywords:  continental, see
See continental margin.
The cylindrical portion of the land which is not cut away to provide clearance.
Keywords:  shore, river, slow, portions, moving
Very slow moving portions of a river next to the shore.
Keywords:  draft, see
To enter in the margin of a page.
The absolute boundary of text and graphics on a page.
Keywords:  layout, bottom, left, right, top
The top, bottom, left and right part of a layout.
Keywords:  skill, numeric, attribute, test, result
The margin is the numeric result of a skill or attribute test.
Keywords:  spread, see
Keywords:  bond, performance, see
(See Performance Bond)
Keywords:  referring
referring to a margin ("marginalis")