from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having a shallow notch at the tip, as in some petals and leaves.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Roughly the same height for most of its length, becoming much shallower before reaching the attachment point.
- v. To take away the margin of.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To take away the margin of.
- adj. Having the margin interrupted by a notch or shallow sinus.
- adj. Notched at the summit.
- adj. Having the edges truncated.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To remove the margin of; deprive of margin.
- Having the margin or extremity taken away.
- To render visible or conspicuous the boundary or margin of (something); specifically, to bring out clearly the outlines of (objects under the microscope) by adjustment of the focus and lighting.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having a notched tip
Latin ēmarginātus, past participle of ēmargināre, to take the edge away : ē-, ex-, ex- + margō, margin-, margin.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Latin emarginare; e out + marginare to furnish with a margin, from margo margin. (Wiktionary)