Indentation meaning

ĭndĕn-tāshən
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A notch or jagged cut in an edge.
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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.
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The blank space between a margin and the beginning of an indented line.
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A recess or sharp depression in any surface.
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A measure of the distance from the flush line; as, an indentation of one em, or of two ems.
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A recess, as in a border or coastline.
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An indenting or being indented.
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A result of indenting.
  • A notch, cut, or inlet on a coastline, etc.
  • A dent, or slight hollow.
  • An empty or blank space preceding an indent.
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A notch, pit, or depression.
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The act of indenting or state of being indented.
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A notch or recess, in the margin or border of anything; as, the indentations of a leaf, of the coast, etc.
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