indentation

[ in-den-tey-shuh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF indentation

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It was a long sandy beach, with no cove, no indentation, into which they could run their boats.

One was a small block of cedar, with an indentation in the centre, about two thirds of an inch in diameter.

There was an indentation in the front of it, where it had been struck by a bullet.

Make an indentation in the center of each with a spoon, to hold the jelly.

It is extensive, and lies in an indentation of the coast, somewhat semicircular.

The indentation of the lines of the poem "Coal and Candlelight" reverse at lines 12/13.

Eight hits, of which three were on the armour, making little or no indentation.

For a hind sight there is a minute indentation in the bar of the hind sight.

A dash, instead of an indentation, to be used as a mark of repetition.

But little slope, or indentation, should be visible, except in profile.

WORD ORIGIN

1728, of margins or edges, extended form of indent (n.). Meaning "action of making a dent or impression" is from 1847.

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