Definitions (2)

1. Very small.
2. Referring to the next additional smallest unit added to the current total. Incremental.

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When watching for the marginal value, there will be a determination of the next unit of product available to consumers.

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The large rubber gasket had failed due to the marginal quality control standards in place at the foreign manufacturing plant.

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There is a very marginal chance that you are going to win more than you spent, even with that ridiculous amount of lottery tickets.

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