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indentation Explained

indentation at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [C]
1 also indent: a space at the beginning of a line of writing//
2 also indent: a cut into the surface or edge of something// --Gently make a small indentation in the center of each cookie.//

indentation at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

91 Moby Thesaurus words for "indentation":
alveolation, alveolus, blaze, boss, bump, cleft, colophon,
concavity, convexity, crena, cut, dactylogram, dactylograph, dent,
depression, digging, dimple, dint, embossment, engraving,
excavation, excrescence, feel, fingerprint, finish, footmark,
footprint, footstep, fossil footprint, furrow, gash, gouge, grain,
granular texture, hack, hollow, honeycomb, ichnite, ichnolite,
impress, impression, imprint, incision, indent, indention,
indenture, jag, jog, joggle, kerf, knub, lump, mark, mining, nap,
nick, nock, notch, nub, pad, paw print, pawmark, pile, pimple, pit,
pock, pockmark, print, protuberance, pug, pugmark, score, scotch,
seal, shag, sigil, signet, stamp, step, structure, stud,
sunken part, surface, surface texture, texture, thumbmark,
thumbprint, vestige, wale, weave, woof

indentation at English => English (English Thesaurus) Of Explained:

[N] (Concavity): concavity, depression, dip, hollow, hollowness, indentation, cavity, dent, dint, dimple, follicle, pit, lacuna, excavation, trough, furrow, cup, basin, crater, cell, receptacle, socket, valley, vale, dale, dell, nook, alcove.

[N] (Notch): notch, dent, nick, cut, indent, indentation, dimple, crenelation, saw, tooth, scallop, depression, jag.

indentation at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

noun
1 [C] a cut or mark on the edge or surface of sth:
The horse's hooves left deep indentations in the mud.
2 (also indent) [C] a space left at the beginning of a line of print or writing
3 [U] the action of indenting sth or the process of being indented

Indentation at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Indentation \In`den*ta"tion\, n.
1. The act of indenting or state of being indented.

2. A notch or recess, in the margin or border of anything;
as, the indentations of a leaf, of the coast, etc.

3. A recess or sharp depression in any surface.

4. (Print.)
(a) The act of beginning a line or series of lines at a
little distance within the flush line of the column or
page, as in the common way of beginning the first line
of a paragraph.
(b) The measure of the distance; as, an indentation of one
em, or of two ems.

{Hanging}, or {Reverse}, {indentation}, indentation of all
the lines of a paragraph except the first, which is a full
line.

indentation at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Indentation \In`den*ta"tion\, n.
1. The act of indenting or state of being indented.

2. A notch or recess, in the margin or border of anything;
as, the indentations of a leaf, of the coast, etc.

3. A recess or sharp depression in any surface.

4. (Print.)
(a) The act of beginning a line or series of lines at a
little distance within the flush line of the column or
page, as in the common way of beginning the first line
of a paragraph.
(b) The measure of the distance; as, an indentation of one
em, or of two ems.

{Hanging}, or {Reverse}, {indentation}, indentation of all
the lines of a paragraph except the first, which is a full
line.

indentation at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

indentation
n 1: a concave cut into a surface or edge (as in a coastline)
[syn: {indenture}]
2: the formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of
corrosion [syn: {pitting}, {roughness}]
3: the space left between the margin and the start of an
indented line [syn: {indent}, {indenture}]
4: the act of cutting into an edge with toothlike notches or
angular incisions

indentation at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==

Pronunciation

*: Inter: rhymes » eɪʃən

Noun

Inter: en-nou » n
  • The act of indenting or state of being indented.
    1. A notch or recess, in the margin or border of anything; as, the indentations of a leaf, of the coast, etc.
    2. A recess or sharp depression in any surface.
    3. The act of beginning a line or series of lines at a little distance within the flush line of the column or page, as in the common way of beginning the first line of a paragraph.
    4. A measure of the distance from the flush line; as, an indentation of one em, or of two ems.

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » act of indenting or state of being indented

  • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|odsazeni|n

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|indentation|f


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » notch or recess in a margin or border
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|kolo
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Delle|f


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Italian: Inter: t- » it|indentazione|f
  • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|çentik, Inter: t+ » tr|girinti

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » recess or sharp depression in a surface
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|kolo
    • German: Inter: t- » de|Einbuchtung|f, Inter: t- » de|Vertiefung|f


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Turkish: Inter: t+ » tr|çukur

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » act of beginning a line at a distance from the flush line
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|sisennys
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|Einrückung|f


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Italian: Inter: t- » it|indentazione|f

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » measure of distance to the flush line
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|odsazeni|n
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|sisennys


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • German: Inter: t- » de|Einzug|m

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: et » indentation
    Translation: fr » indentation
    Translation: ko » indentation
    Translation: io » indentation
    Translation: kn » indentation
    Translation: my » indentation
    Translation: nl » indentation
    Translation: pl » indentation
    Translation: fi » indentation
    Translation: ta » indentation
    Translation: te » indentation
    Translation: tr » indentation
    Translation: vi » indentation
    Translation: zh » indentation