What does indentation mean?

Definitions for indentation
ˌɪn dɛnˈteɪ ʃənin·den·ta·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. indentation, indenture(noun)

    a concave cut into a surface or edge (as in a coastline)

  2. pitting, roughness, indentation(noun)

    the formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion

  3. indentation, indention, indent, indenture(noun)

    the space left between the margin and the start of an indented line

  4. indentation(noun)

    the act of cutting into an edge with toothlike notches or angular incisions

Wiktionary

  1. indentation(Noun)

    The act of indenting or state of being indented.

  2. indentation(Noun)

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

  3. indentation(Noun)

    A recess or sharp depression in any surface.

  4. indentation(Noun)

    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.

  5. indentation(Noun)

    A measure of the distance from the flush line; as, an indentation of one em, or of two ems.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Indentation(noun)

    the act of indenting or state of being indented

  2. Indentation(noun)

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

  3. Indentation(noun)

    a recess or sharp depression in any surface

  4. Indentation(noun)

    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

  5. Indentation(noun)

    the measure of the distance; as, an indentation of one em, or of two ems

Freebase

  1. Indentation

    An indentation may refer to: ⁕A notch, or deep recess; for instance in a coastline, or a carving in rock ⁕The placement of text farther to the right to separate it from surrounding text. The first meaning is also applied in hardness measurement as in indentation hardness. For an example of the second meaning, this is an indentation of one non-breaking space: Indented block because this is something and this is an indentation of two non-breaking spaces: Indented block 2 In the written form of many languages, an indentation is often used at the beginning of a line to signal the start of a new paragraph. Outdentation is a neologism used in computer circles to describe placing text back to the left again. Some languages are written right-to-left, and if indentation is used, in the above "left" and "right" should be swapped when referring to such languages.

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How to say indentation in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of indentation in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of indentation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of indentation in a Sentence

  1. Sean Hixon:

    The base indentation isn't really necessary for the hat once it's on the statue. The hats are pretty massive. It's not like they're going to fall off without the base indentation.

Images & Illustrations of indentation

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