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noun as in indentation


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The indention at the beginning, and usually the incomplete line at the end, mark its visible limits.

The left-hand margin should be three-quarters of an inch, with paragraph indention an inch more.

Another manner of indenting lines, somewhat rare in this country but common in Europe, is termed French motto indention.

If the lines are more than average length the indention may be increased to one and a half ems, two ems, or more.

The usual indention of paragraphs in plain reading matter is an em quad at the beginning of the first line.

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On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to indention, such as: arrangement, paragraph, and section.

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