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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. Archaic An indentation or dent.


(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) another word for indentation4


(ɪnˈdɛn ʃən)

1. the indenting of a written or printed line.
2. the blank space left by indenting.
3. the act of indenting or the state of being indented.
4. Archaic. indentation.
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Noun1.indention - 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"
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There were all of these little indentions in the rock and everybody was, like, "Dude, you should Bondo it so your wheels don't get stuck," and I was, like, "Nah, it'll be fine.
It is not a paint; it's almost like a lacquer compound that practically pours into the milled indentions, creating nice bright lines.
Indentions in test samples are compared against indentions created in standard samples of known hardness.
A bold use of texture is demonstrated in the ragged edges, the indentions and ribbed and rippled surfaces, which bring to mind the combustion of a Voulkos work.
During my trip with Page, we noticed that the fish were hugging the bar's contour and the biggest trout were settling in the backs of concave indentions, while redfish and smaller trout held farther outside.