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Noun: indentation  ,in,den'tey-shun
  1. A concave cut into a surface or edge (as in a coastline)
    - indenture
  2. The formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion
    - pitting, roughness
  3. The space left between the margin and the start of an indented line
    - indention, indent, indenture
  4. The act of cutting into an edge with toothlike notches or angular incisions

Derived forms: indentations

Type of: blank space, change of shape, concave shape, concavity, corroding, corrosion, erosion, incurvation, incurvature, place, space

Encyclopedia: Indentation