Meaning of 'indentation'

Find the meaning of the word ‘indentation’

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Meaning of ‘indentation’

4 definitions found.



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


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

Synonyms: indention indent indenture


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

Synonyms: roughness


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

Example: "The road weaved aggressively in and out, due to the indentations in the coast."

Synonyms: indenture

Source: WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University

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