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Verb
To form a deep recess or notch in a line or surface
“A small brass roller is used, the surface of which is covered with pointed studs that, in passing, indent the surface.”
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(British) To make a requisition or written order for something
“Under this system, the farmer groups would indent for irrigated water before a given season.”
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(typography) To start or position a block of text further from the margin
“You might want to indent your text to make it stand out in a column of text or numbers.”
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To make or put a physical mark or design on (an object)
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To move, or cause to move, in a spiral or curved course
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Cut carefully with sharp instrument
Noun
Plural for a hole or mark on a hard object or surface where a small piece has been cut or broken off
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“There was a large indent on the table for an unknown reason. Other than that, its gray surface looked smooth and sturdy.”
Noun
Plural for an official order or requisition for goods
“Hawthorn refused to approve the indent for silk scarves.”
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