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in·den·ta·tion

 (ĭn′dĕn-tā′shən)
n.
1.
a. The act of indenting.
b. The condition of being indented.
2. The blank space between a margin and the beginning of an indented line.
3. A notch or jagged cut in an edge.
4. A recess, as in a border or coastline.

indentation

(ˌɪndɛnˈteɪʃən)
n
1. a hollowed, notched, or cut place, as on an edge or on a coastline
2. a series of hollows, notches, or cuts
3. the act of indenting or the condition of being indented
4. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) Also called: indention or indent the leaving of space or the amount of space left between a margin and the start of an indented line

in•den•ta•tion

(ˌɪn dɛnˈteɪ ʃən)

n.
1. a notch or recess.
2. a series of notches: the indentation of a maple leaf.
3. a notching or being notched.
[1715–25]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.indentation - a concave cut into a surface or edge (as in a coastline)indentation - a concave cut into a surface or edge (as in a coastline)
notch - a V-shaped or U-shaped indentation carved or scratched into a surface; "there were four notches in the handle of his revolver"
concave shape, concavity, incurvation, incurvature - a shape that curves or bends inward
notch - a V-shaped indentation; "mandibular notch"
cleft - a split or indentation in something (as the palate or chin)
2.indentation - the formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion
corroding, corrosion, erosion - erosion by chemical action
3.indentation - the space left between the margin and the start of an indented line
blank space, space, place - a blank area; "write your name in the space provided"
4.indentation - the act of cutting into an edge with toothlike notches or angular incisions
change of shape - an action that changes the shape of something

indentation

noun notch, cut, nick, depression, pit, dip, bash (informal), hollow, dent, jag, dimple With a knife make slight indentations around the pastry.

indentation

noun
The visible effect made on a surface by pressure:
Translations
تَحْزيز، تَسَنُّنتَضْريس ، إنحِناء داخلي في الشاطئفَراغ في بِدايَة السَّطْر
odsazenívroubekzářezzátoka
bugtbulehak
kolosisennys
skarî, skoravík, vogur
zaagtand
pregning

indentation

[ˌɪndenˈteɪʃən] N (in cloth) → muesca f; (in coastline) → entrante m; (= dent) (in wood, metal) → hendidura f; (in metal) → abolladura f (Typ) → sangría f

indentation

[ˌɪndɛnˈteɪʃən] n
(= mark) → marque f
(TYPOGRAPHY)alinéa m
(on metal)bosse f

indentation

n (= notch, dent) (in border, edge) → Kerbe f, → Einschnitt m; (in coast) → Einbuchtung f; (Typ) → Einrückung f, → Einzug m; (in metal etc) → Delle f, → Vertiefung f; (= print: of foot, shoe) → Abdruck m

indentation

[ˌɪndɛnˈteɪʃn] n (dent, hollow mark) → tacca; (in metal, car) → ammaccatura (Typ) → rientranza, rientro; (notched edge) → dentellatura; (in coastline) → frastagliatura

indent

(inˈdent) verb
to begin (a line of writing) farther in from the margin than the other lines.
noun (ˈindent)
(also ˌindenˈtation) the space left at the beginning of a line, eg the first line of a paragraph.
ˌindenˈtation (inden-) noun
1. a V-shaped cut (in the edge or outline of an object).
2. an indent.
3. a deep inward curve in a coastline.
inˈdented adjective
having an edge, outline etc with V-shaped cuts or inward curves.
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