What is margin?

  • (noun): The boundary line or the area immediately inside the boundary.
    Synonyms: border, perimeter
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on margin:

Longitudinal Static Stability - Neutral Point
... The static center of gravity margin (c.g ... margin) or static margin is the distance between the center of gravity (or mass) and the neutral point ... lie ahead of the neutral point for positive stability (positive static margin) ...

More definitions of "margin":

  • (noun): A strip near the boundary of an object.
    Example: "He jotted a note on the margin of the page"
    Synonyms: edge
  • (noun): The blank space that surrounds the text on a page.
  • (noun): The amount of collateral a customer deposits with a broker when borrowing from the broker to buy securities.
    Synonyms: security deposit

Famous quotes containing the word margin:

    I love a broad margin to my life.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Everything that explains the world has in fact explained a world that does not exist, a world in which men are at the center of the human enterprise and women are at the margin “helping” them. Such a world does not exist—never has.
    Gerda Lerner (b. 1920)

    Will not a tiny speck very close to our vision blot out the glory of the world, and leave only a margin by which we see the blot? I know no speck so troublesome as self.
    George Eliot [Mary Ann (or Marian)