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  • v. Present participle of indent.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Indentation; an impression like that made by a tooth.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • She pressed too hard, and damaged the poster, indenting the imprint $7. 52″ through the receipt onto the poster.

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  • Oh, not all by itself, generally speaking, unless the violation was truly egregious by industry standards, something along the lines of submitting unnumbered pages or not indenting paragraphs, for instance, the kind of faux pas that might actually cause Millicent to cast the entire submission aside unread.

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  • Wow, the rolling rings (?) are an excellent idea as are the wider muffin pans as I'm always indenting my outer muffins.

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  • It involves using Courier or Courier New fonts, double spacing the lines, indenting five spaces at the beginning of lines opinions vary as to whether or not the first line after a line break should be indented using a hash as marker for line breaks and not using widow/orphan control.

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  • She was still smiling a little, razor-sharp teeth indenting her lower lip.

    The Demons Covenant

  • The indenting thing is odd but not objectionable, I liked that the files I got with AppEngine showed an indent level of 2 spaces (I usually use 3, but applaud anyone going less than that, I rarely see it though).

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  • The sparse contents of the chamber sprang sharply outlined from the dark, a rumpled bench bed against the rear wall, the brychans spilled over and dangling to the floor, the impression of a long body still discernible indenting the cover of the straw mattress.

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  • By that I mean that you need both copy and design to present a message, even if the design is just the selection of typeface and indenting your paragraphs.

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  • Unconsciously squinting himself, he saw her skin the shade of a summer spent in the same spot upon the bow, lavishly contrasted by the paper-whiteness of her two piece bikini, gently indenting the firm flesh of her lower hips, her arced shoulders and suspended breasts.

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  • The text version below does not include the indenting and line numbers featured in the pdf version which you can download here.

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