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Verb
Make notches in
“To measure the complex microrheology of the cells, beaded probes were used to indent the surface at a specified location on each cell.”
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Make a requisition or written order for something
“We were indenting for paper clips one by one in those days.”
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To begin (a line or lines) at a greater or lesser distance from the margin
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To produce a vivid impression of
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Cut carefully with sharp instrument
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Move or cause to move in a spiral or curved course
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Break into something closed, locked
Noun
A V-shaped cut usually on an edge or a surface
“With the heel of his boot he made a sizable indent in the dirt as a temporary marker.”
Noun
An official order or requisition for goods
“Hawthorn refused to approve the indent for silk scarves.”
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