indention
noun Date: 1763 1. archaic indentation 1 2. a. the action of indenting ; the condition of being indented b. the blank space produced by indenting

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  • indention — (n.) 1763, formed irregularly from INDENT (Cf. indent) + ATION (Cf. ation). It could be a useful word if it split with INDENTATION (Cf. indentation) the two senses (relating to margins and to dents) of that word, but indention, too, is used in… …   Etymology dictionary

  • Indention — In*den tion, n. (Print.) Same as {Indentation}, 4. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • indention — [in den′shən] n. [ INDENT1 or INDENT2 + ION] 1. a spacing in from the margin 2. an empty or blank space left by this 3. a) a dent, or slight hollow …   English World dictionary

  • indention — See indention, indentation …   Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • indention — /in den sheuhn/, n. 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. [1755 65; INDENT1 + ION] * * * …   Universalium

  • indention — noun The act of indenting a line of text by including blank space at the beginning …   Wiktionary

  • Indention — Абзац, (абзацный) отступ; Выделение абзаца …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии

  • indention — in·den·tion || ɪn denʃn n. indentation, cut, notch; blank space between a margin and the beginning of a printed or written line; act of indenting a document …   English contemporary dictionary

  • indention — in·den·tion …   English syllables

  • indention — in•den•tion [[t]ɪnˈdɛn ʃən[/t]] n. 1) the indenting of a written or printed line 2) the blank space left by indenting 3) the act of indenting or the state of being indented 4) archaic indentation • Etymology: 1755–65 …   From formal English to slang

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