Reverse indentation
Indentation In`den*ta"tion, n. 1. The act of indenting or state of being indented. [1913 Webster]

2. A notch or recess, in the margin or border of anything; as, the indentations of a leaf, of the coast, etc. [1913 Webster]

3. A recess or sharp depression in any surface. [1913 Webster]

4. (Print.) (a) The act of beginning a line or series of lines at a little distance within the flush line of the column or page, as in the common way of beginning the first line of a paragraph. (b) The measure of the distance; as, an indentation of one em, or of two ems. [1913 Webster]

{Hanging indentation}, or {Reverse indentation}, indentation of all the lines of a paragraph except the first, which is a full line; also called a {hanging indent}. [1913 Webster]


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