hanging indention
noun Date: 1904 indention of all the lines of a paragraph except the first

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hanging indention — noun : indention in which the first word of the first line of a passage is set flush with the left hand margin and the first words of the second and subsequent lines are set to the right of the left hand margin * * * Print. an indention of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • hanging indention — Print. an indention of uniform length at the beginning of each line except the first, which is flush left and of full width. [1925 30] * * * …   Universalium

  • hanging — [haŋ′iŋ] adj. 1. attached to something overhead and not supported from below; suspended; pendulous 2. designed for objects to be hung on 3. leaning over; inclining; overhanging 4. located on a steep slope or slant 5. deserving, causing, or… …   English World dictionary

  • reverse indention — noun : hanging indention …   Useful english dictionary

  • hangingindention — hanging indention n. Indention of every line in a paragraph except the first. * * * …   Universalium

  • run out — verb Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. a. to come to an end ; expire < time ran out > b. to become exhausted or used up < the gasoline ran out > 2. to jut out transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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