from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. The act of indenting.
- n. The condition of being indented.
- n. The blank space between a margin and the beginning of an indented line.
- n. Archaic An indentation or dent.
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- n. The act of indenting a line of text by including blank space at the beginning
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Same as indentation, 4.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A dent or denting in; an impressed hollow; a slight depression.
- n. In type-setting and writing, an indenting or sinking inward by a blank space, as of the beginning of a line beyond that of adjoining lines; hence, any determinate space left before the beginning, or exceptionally after the end, of lines, whether alternating or equal throughout, as in poetry, etc.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the space left between the margin and the start of an indented line
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