Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun indentation

4 senses of indentation

Sense 1
indentation, indenture -- (a concave cut into a surface or edge (as in a coastline))
       => concave shape, concavity, incurvation, incurvature -- (a shape that curves or bends inward)

Sense 2
pitting, roughness, indentation -- (the formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion)
       => corrosion, corroding, erosion -- (erosion by chemical action)

Sense 3
indentation, indention, indent, indenture -- (the space left between the margin and the start of an indented line)
       => space, blank space, place -- (a blank area; "write your name in the space provided")

Sense 4
indentation -- (the act of cutting into an edge with toothlike notches or angular incisions)
       => change of shape -- (an action that changes the shape of something)

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