Translation of margin in Spanish:

margin

margen, n.

Pronunciation /ˈmɑrdʒən//ˈmɑːdʒɪn/

noun

  • 1

    (on page, typewriter)
    margen masculine
    write it in the margin escríbalo al margen
    • to set the margins fijar los márgenes
    • before noun margin release (key) liberador del margen
    • margin set marginador
    • Some have holes punched in the margin so they can be kept in three-ring binders.
    • You might find quite a few prints with the left margin trimmed, thus making an identification by date impossible.
    • This is fairly easy to accomplish by defining a bounding rectangle for the text that is the same width as the space between the page margins.
    • There are wide margins, only 29 lines to the page, and the print is, at a guess, 12 point.
    • All I wanted was a two column template, centered, with wide margins on each side.
    • At the end, in the margin, small red notations caught Mallory's eye.
    • The increased readability that results from these design changes is further enhanced by a bigger page size and wider margins.
    • In the documents of the last volume, drawn from the imperial court, you can read the Emperor's notations down the margins.
    • From then on the publisher is also mentioned - usually in the form of a seal on the print margin.
    • A large space was left in the margin of the page for recording place of sleep, position of sleep and behaviour of the infant when awake.
    • A further dimension is added to the poem by a Scriptural place given in the page margin.
    • Folding down the corners of pages, scribbling in margins and breaking the spines of paperbacks are signs of a barbarian.
    • Ever since then, I was always doodling in the margins of my papers or in spare notebooks.
    • We dealt with that complaint by changing the page margins to get the total length down to where they wanted it without removing any text.
    • The holes are far greater than the space in this book given over to noticeably wide margins and blank space.
    • Any reference to work in the body of the text is usefully indexed with a page number in the margin directing the reader to further pictures.
    • The printer's advantage is that it can print without margins - making the pictures print out exactly like photos.
    • The best scholarship applications adhere to specifications for margins, spacing, font size, and length.
    • Answer using no more than six letters, a hand gesture, and the doodling space in the margins.
    • The most readable proposals have text running 4 inches or less across the page with graphics in the side margins or within the text.
  • 2

    • 2.1(leeway)

      margen masculine
      he won by a narrow/wide/comfortable margin ganó por un escaso margen/con un amplio margen/holgadamente
      • margin of error/safety margen de error/de seguridad
      • I've read them, I know what they say, I know how they derived the projections, and I know the margin for error.
      • The Pesticide Residues Committee says that most of the contamination should not damage health because of the large safety margins.
      • With the number of states within the margin for error, that three percent could matter.
      • The trouble is, of course, this doesn't happen by accident at all, and the margin for error is huge.
      • But with the throttle screwed on, there is only the barest margin, and no room at all for mistakes.
      • Workers are on a roll now and have been dominant over all sides despite the narrow margins involved at times.
      • Most of the residues were below the maximum levels set by the government, which had large safety margins, they pointed out.
      • At the top end of the Premier Division, the margin for error is tiny.
      • Yet the margin for error in this scenario is not infinite.
      • In fact, one of the roots of my concern is that nobody will know for sure when the safety margin has been eroded too far.
      • And when borrowing ensure that a hefty margin of safety is built in to the amount that you can repay.
      • The risk caused by speeding on one occasion may be small, but the margin of safety is being reduced.
      • Because oxygen increases the margin of safety, climbing without it might increase the death rate.
      • Without them the margin for error has been reduced.
      • So margins of safety naturally get built into task time estimates.
      • Protein recommendations for athletes are commonly expressed in a range to include a safety margin.
      • Be sure your available runway length provides an adequate margin for safety.
      • At one point on Wednesday, my margin of safety was down to four miles and I was forced to spend the whole day at the oars to avoid making an impromptu landfall.
      • The high number of gear changes and the tiny margin for error inevitably leads to a very high attrition rate among the cars, and it is highly likely that less than half of the starters will finish.
      • I think that a country that is that small does not have a big margin for error.

    • 2.2Business
      (of profit)

      margen masculine
      margen de ganancia masculine
      margen de beneficio masculine
      to buy on margin comprar (valores) a crédito
      • before noun margin account cuenta de margen
      • There could be some pleasant news with respect to operating profits as revenues continue to grow and margins increase.
      • It means good margins and possibly a reputation for beer selection that will draw customers from a larger area.
      • He said price cuts of this magnitude have already wiped out any possibility of a margin on grazing cattle this summer.
      • At the same time, the IRA said, the firms are passing on their increased costs to consumers and increasing their own margins and profits.
      • Generally thin starting margins suggest little room for manoeuvre on profits when the unexpected happens.
      • So the cost of production & selling must be as low as possible because of the slim margin.
      • Chinese demand is growing at an unprecedented rate, and refineries are near capacity with healthy margins.
      • It also expects its loss to shrink - we'd hope so, given those margins - to $2 million and possibly even to zero.
      • It works, and it greatly increases your chance for success, but it limits your margins.
      • Here, distribution may be limited to a small number of intermediaries who gain better margins and exclusivity.
      • We've been working our little cotton socks off to source our chart albums within the EU at the lowest possible price and cutting our margins even more.
      • If he can get the product right, the M&S boss should be able to edge margins up.
      • I accept the margins in farming are tight and profits are well down but trying to balance the books at the expense of asylum seekers is not acceptable.
      • Borrowers and savers are losing out as banks and building societies boost their margins.
      • The company also said it would diversify its copper product range to boost product margin.
      • The producer's expectation is to realize at least a maximized lower-level confidence limit of gross margin.
      • The problem is that the amount of handholding an average end-user needs in buying a computer exceeds the margin you could possibly make on selling it.
      • Caught in the middle of this war is the food processor, facing increasing pressure to deliver quality goods on paper thin margins.
      • It has the highest margins and the best returns in its sector.
      • What's more, many banks sneakily use base-rate changes to increase their margins and profits.

  • 3

    (fringe)
    (of lake) margen feminine
    (of society, debate) margen masculine
    they live on the margin(s) of society viven marginados
    • She founded Kids Company in December 1995, hoping to reach not only vulnerable children in schools but also those excluded and on the margins of society.
    • They emerge from the cinders to feed and mate when the sun has warmed the rock surfaces, particularly at the margins of snow fields.
    • Taconica, a tectonic highland, formed along the margin of eastern North America.
    • Sediment supply from the eastern margin and from intrabasinal highs was locally important.
    • However, sediment drifts mantle the western margins, and slope fans locally encroach onto the rise of the eastern margin.
    • Because Australia has a broad continental shelf it lobbied to have this zone extend to the outer edge of the margin.
    • Many are forced to leave their families and lead a precarious existence living on the margins of society.
    • The Andes form a barrier to the eastern margin of the South Pacific anticyclone.
    • Representation is confined to a margin between two color fields, which reads as the boundary between earth and sky.
    • Even without the threat of war, an operation of this size presses at the margins of possibility.
    • As a people living at the margin of society, we were some of the first to be hit by globalisation.
    • In plan-form the dune has an irregular outline but the eastern margin is more complex and irregular than the western edge.
    • It is not known at present how extensive this phenomenon is along the western margin of the North Sea, or the eastern margin of the Atlantic.
    • The meandering blue outlines of the river Yamuna, painted along the eastern margin of the map, makes the city picturesque.
    • It is also just about possible, but only at the margins of plausibility, that the apostrophe inserted into Finnegans Wake is a deliberate mistake.
    • The convergence point marks a plume centre and possible breakup of a continental fragment from the eastern margin of the Superior Province.
    • Desire and jealousy flourish at the margin of what is knowable, just beyond the limits of what Pandosto can see.
    • If the trailing edge of the pedal disk lags behind the leading edge, the trailing margin of the pedal disk will be stretched.
    • The Red Sea and Gulf of Aden are both parts of the active plate-boundary network, forming the eastern margin of the African plate.
    • Yet the fact that he's about to shoot a new feature in colour with Bill Murray and other prominent stars also suggests he's willing to push the limits of those margins.
    • The study area is near the southern margin of the coal field, a structural boundary, not an erosional edge of the palaeoswamp.
    • They are now estranged from society by living on the margins.
    • This volcanism seemingly developed in an extensional setting near a shelf margin located in the eastern Neptune Range.
    • It can explore the margins and limits of the text and of classical theatre, and in the process demystify, even kill the text and the author and his authority.
    • They are now struggling in the margins of Indian society and live in appalling poverty.