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indention

[in-den-shuh n] /ɪnˈdɛn ʃən/
noun
1.
the indenting of a line or lines in writing or printing.
2.
the blank space left by indenting.
3.
the act of indenting; state of being indented.
4.
Archaic. an indentation or notch.
Origin
1755-1765
1755-65; indent1 + -ion
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Examples from the web for indention
  • 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.
British Dictionary definitions for indention

indention

/ɪnˈdɛnʃən/
noun
1.
another word for indentation (sense 4)
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Word Origin and History for indention
n.

1763, formed irregularly from indent + -ation. It could be a useful word if it split with indentation the two senses (relating to margins and to dents) of that word, but indention, too, is used in both.

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