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 Meanings and Examples of MARGIN
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margin
 n.  border; rim; room
Classic Sentence: (39 in 3 pages)
1  This is death, death, death, she noted in the margin of her mind; when illusion fails.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 11
2  The garden was at the back, and behind this ran a still deep stream, forming the margin of the heath in that direction, meadow-land appearing beyond the stream.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 5 Perplexity among Honest People
3  Thereupon the contour of a man became dimly visible against the low-reaching sky over the valley, beyond the outer margin of the pool.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 6 The Figure against the Sky
4  The Quiet Woman Inn was visible on the low margin of the heath in one direction, and afar on the other hand rose Mistover Knap.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 3 The First Act in a Timeworn Drama
5  They wandered onward till they reached the nether margin of the heath, where it became marshy and merged in moorland.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 5 Sharp Words Are Spoken, and a Crisis Ensues
6  At length Clym reached the margin of a fir and beech plantation that had been enclosed from heath land in the year of his birth.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 3: 6 Yeobright Goes, and the Breach Is Complete
7  The brakes of furze and fern terminated abruptly round the margin, and the grass was unbroken.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 4: 3 She Goes Out to Battle against Depression
8  It was a lovely May sunset, and the birch trees which grew on this margin of the vast Egdon wilderness had put on their new leaves, delicate as butterflies' wings, and diaphanous as amber.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: 1 The Inevitable Movement Onward
9  They were found floating near the margin by a park-keeper.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE NOBLE BACHELOR
10  "I have given a margin of half an hour," said he.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SOLITARY CYCLIST
11  With a darkening face my friend strode along the margin, eagerly observant of every muddy stain upon the mossy surface.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
12  This narrow margin of grass between the path and the flower-bed.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In X. THE ADVENTURE OF THE GOLDEN PINCE-NEZ
13  There were fringes of ice along the sea margin, with drifting masses further out; but the main expanse of that salt ocean, all bloody under the eternal sunset, was still unfrozen.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In XI
14  Spurred to speed, Prissy hurried toward the back of the house while Scarlett scratched a hasty note on the margin of Gerald's last letter to her--the only bit of paper in the house.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
15  The vast canopy of woods spread itself to the margin of the river, overhanging the water, and shadowing its dark current with a deeper hue.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 3
Example Sentence: (18 in 2 pages)
1  A margin loan is a facility given to an investor for the purpose of buying securities.
2  In the lower house, they will have an even bigger margin.
3  In subsequent days, other polls showed that the margin hadn't narrowed all that much.
4  The HedgersEdge packer margin index is a minus $31.60 per head, compared with minus $29.40 previously.
5  When archaeologists date objects that are thousands of years old, they allow a margin of error of several hundred years.
6  He beat the other runners by a margin of ten seconds/by a wide margin.
7  Someone had scribbled a note in the margin.
8  Many e-bikes are powered by gear -the highest margin component- from Bosch, a German conglomerate, which only started tinkering with the technology in 2009.
9  "There is no margin of error up here," Hagel told reporters at the heavily fortified Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) that still separates the two Koreas 60 years after the end of the Korean War.
10  The plant tends to grow in the lighter margins of woodland areas.
11  In order to maintain profit margins health and safety regulations are often put to one side.
12  Art's teachers would scold you if you doodle all over the margins of papers.
13  New technologies offer lower margins than internet services, making it more important for startups to husband their cash; all this is before considering the nastier features of Bay Area: from clogged traffic to shocking inequality.
14  The Tories are concentrating their campaign in the key marginal constituencies.
15  The difference between the two estimates is marginal.