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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of indent.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Cut in the edge into points or inequalities, like teeth; jagged; notched; stamped in; dented on the surface.
- adj. Having an uneven, irregular border; sinuous; undulating.
- adj. Notched like the part of a saw consisting of the teeth; serrated.
- adj. Bound out by an indenture; apprenticed; indentured.
- adj. Notched along the margin with a different color, as the feathers of some birds.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having the edge or margin cut into points like teeth; zigzag: as, an indented paper; an indented molding. Indented moldings are a common ornamental feature in medieval architecture.
- Specifically In entomology: Having one or more angular notches: said of margins and of the edges of color-marks.
- Having one or more sharp depressions: as, an indented stria or surface.
- In heraldry, like dancetté, but cut with smaller teeth: thus, a fesse indented will have eight or nine points, as opposed to three or four of dancetté. Also inraced and danché.
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