|1.||a hollowed, notched, or cut place, as on an edge or on a coastline|
|2.||a series of hollows, notches, or cuts|
|3.||the act of indenting or the condition of being indented|
|4.||indention, Also called: indent the leaving of space or the amount of space left between a margin and the start of an indented line|
indentation in·den·ta·tion (ĭn'děn-tā'shən)
A notch, a pit, or a depression.
A space left between the left-hand margin of a line of type or handwriting and the beginning of a sentence or quotation. The beginning of a paragraph is usually indented.