an imaginary line used in making calculations regarding the flooding of hulls, running fore-and-aft 3 inches (8 cm) below the upper surface of the bulkhead deck at the side.
the line along which the planking on a transom-sterned vessel terminates aft.
- Margin of error
noun in statistics, a measurement of the accuracy of the results of a survey Examples The larger the margin of error around an estimated value, the less accurate is the estimated value.
noun, Pharmacology. 1. . margin of safety n. The amount between a therapeutic dose and a lethal dose of a drug.
marginoplasty mar·gi·no·plas·ty (mär’jə-nō-plās’tē) n. Plastic or reparative surgery of the tarsal border of an eyelid.
[mahr-goh-suh] /mɑrˈgoʊ sə/ noun 1. (def 2).