HyperDic: indentation

English > 4 senses of the word indentation:
NOUNshapeindentation, indenturea concave cut into a surface or edge (as in a coastline)
processindentation, pitting, roughnessthe formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion
communicationindentation, indention, indent, indenturethe space left between the margin and the start of an indented line
actindentationthe act of cutting into an edge with toothlike notches or angular incisions
indentation > pronunciation
Soundsihndeh.ntey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > indentation: 4 senses > noun 1, shape
MeaningA concave cut into a surface or edge (as in a coastline).
Synonymindenture
NarrowercleftA split or indentation in something (as the palate or chin)
notchA V-shaped or U-shaped indentation carved or scratched into a surface
notchA V-shaped indentation
Broaderconcave shape, concavity, incurvation, incurvatureA shape that curves or bends inward
Spanishhoyo, mella, muesca
Catalanmossa, osca
English > indentation: 4 senses > noun 2, process
MeaningThe formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion.
Synonymspitting, roughness
Broadercorrosion, corroding, erosionerosion by chemical action
Verbsindentmake a depression into
English > indentation: 4 senses > noun 3, communication
MeaningThe space left between the margin and the start of an indented line.
Synonymsindention, indent, indenture
Broaderspace, blank space, placeA blank area
Spanishsangría
Verbsindentset in from the margin
English > indentation: 4 senses > noun 4, act
MeaningThe act of cutting into an edge with toothlike notches or angular incisions.
Broaderchange of shapeAn action / action that changes the shape / shape of something
Spanishhoyo, mella, muesca
Catalanmossa, osca
Verbsindentnotch the edge of or make jagged

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