the indenting of a line or lines in writing or printing.
the blank space left by indenting.
the act of indenting; state of being indented.
Archaic. an indentation or notch.

1755–65; indent1 + -ion Unabridged
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indention (ɪnˈdɛnʃən)
another word for indentation

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Example sentences
Editors need to see indention for various reasons, even if the final design doesn't feature indents.
Lateral and radial surface cracks are less common and occur due to poor sintering mixture or a sharp indention load.
The result is that the ball makes an indention in the middle of the sheet, curving the surface around the indention.
The lines of a poem should align on the left, those that rhyme taking the same indention.
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