The pupil may now, with a pattern-wheel or tracer, indent or mark a line or narrow groove in the outline of the pattern.
He made a copy of the indent in triplicate, as well as an office copy.
At 15.05 I was in another building, getting the indent stamped and countersigned.
Furthermore, if a gripped the pipe at or too near to b, it would be apt to indent it.
The Indians used the indent in the shore where Milwaukee stands as the centre of their permanent settlements.
The Historian put in an indent asking for two more windows, and succeeded in obtaining them.
Many a youth would think it hard to indent himself a slave for fourteen years.
The other side bore an indent which is known as the punch-mark.
They are very cautious sailors, and on the least sign of foul weather they run into one of the creeks which indent the coast.
Drop down a few more lines before you begin with the text, and indent about an inch for the beginning of each paragraph.
early 15c., indenten/endenten "to make notches; to give (something) a toothed or jagged appearance," also "to make a legal indenture," from Old French endenter "to notch or dent, give a serrated edge to," from Medieval Latin indentare "to furnish with teeth," from in- "into, in, on, upon" (see in- (2)) + Latin dens (genitive dentis) "tooth" (see tooth). Related: Indented; indenting. The printing sense is first attested 1670s. The noun is first recorded 1590s, from the verb. An earlier noun sense of "a written agreement" (late 15c.) is described in Middle English Dictionary as "scribal abbrev. of endenture."