indentation

  • 1 indentation — [ ɛ̃dɑ̃tasjɔ̃ ] n. f. • v. 1860; de 1. in et dent 1 ♦ Didact. ou littér. Échancrure en forme de morsure. Les indentations d un littoral rocheux. 2 ♦ Inform. Disposition particulière du texte d un programme faisant apparaître des décalages de la… …

    Encyclopédie Universelle

  • 2 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… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 indentation — (n.) 1728, of margins or edges, extended form of INDENT (Cf. indent) (n.). Meaning action of making a dent or impression is from 1847 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 4 indentation — ► NOUN 1) the action of indenting or the state of being indented. 2) a deep recess or notch …

    English terms dictionary

  • 5 indentation — [in΄den tā′shən] n. [ INDENT1 or INDENT2 + ATION] 1. an indenting or being indented 2. a result of indenting; specif., a) a notch, cut, or inlet on a coastline, etc. b) a dent …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 Indentation — An indentation may refer to: A notch, or deep recesses; for instance in a coastline, or a carving in rock The placement of text farther to the right to separate it from surrounding text. The first meaning is also applied in hardness measurement… …

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  • 7 Indentation — Une indentation est un retrait par rapport à la norme. Cela peut se comprendre de cinq manières : Sommaire 1 Géographie 2 Littérature 3 Technologies de communication 4 Informatique …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 8 indentation — ● n. f. ►PROG Mise en page minimaliste réalisée à l aide essentiellement de tabulations, afin de rendre un code source (ou tout autre texte) plus lisible, en faisant ressortir visuellement la structure du document, en partic. les structures de… …

    Dictionnaire d'informatique francophone

  • 9 indentation — n. to make an indentation * * * [ˌɪnden teɪʃ(ə)n] to make an indentation …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 10 indentation — [[t]ɪ̱ndente͟ɪʃ(ə)n[/t]] indentations 1) N COUNT An indentation is the space at the beginning of a line of writing when it starts further away from the edge of the paper than all the other lines. 2) N COUNT An indentation is a shallow hole or cut …

    English dictionary

  • 11 indentation — UK [ˌɪndenˈteɪʃ(ə)n] / US noun Word forms indentation : singular indentation plural indentations 1) [countable] a mark or hole in the surface of something Use a knife to make indentations in the icing. 2) [countable] a cut shaped like a V in the… …

    English dictionary

  • 12 indentation — įtrauka statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. indent; indentation vok. Absatz, m; Einzug, m rus. отступ, m pranc. indentation, f …

    Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • 13 indentation — /in den tay sheuhn/, n. 1. a cut, notch, or deep recess: various bays and indentations. 2. a series of incisions or notches: the indentation of a maple leaf. 3. a notching or being notched. 4. indention (defs. 1, 2). [1715 25; INDENT1 + ATION] *… …

    Universalium

  • 14 indentation — (in dan ta sion) s. f. Terme didactique. Échancrure semblable à la trace ou à la morsure d une dent. •   Les observateurs auxquels on doit des mesures [des protubérances, lors de l éclipse de lune du mois de juillet 1860], auraient dû voir, à la… …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 15 indentation — See indention, indentation …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 16 indentation — in|den|ta|tion [ˌındenˈteıʃən] n 1.) also indent a space at the beginning of a line of writing 2.) also indent a cut into the surface or edge of something ▪ Gently make a small indentation in the center of each cookie …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 indentation — вмятина (indentation from smth. вмятина от чего л.) …

    Pipeline dictionary

  • 18 indentation — noun the indentation in the side of the refrigerator is barely visible Syn: hollow, depression, dip, dent, indent, cavity, concavity, pit, trough; dimple, cleft; nick, notch, groove; impression, imprint, mark; recess …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 19 indentation — n cut, notch, nick, cleft, gash, score, serration, scallop, Archit. dentil; concavity, concave, indentation, incurvature, incurvation; cavity, depression, dip, hollow, impress; sinkhole, sink, swallow, swallow hole; cup, basin, bowl, crater, pit …

    A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • 20 indentation — in•den•ta•tion [[t]ˌɪn dɛnˈteɪ ʃən[/t]] n. 1) a notch or recess 2) bot a series of notches: the indentation of a maple leaf[/ex] 3) a notching or being notched 4) indention 1) indention 2) • Etymology: 1715–25 …

    From formal English to slang


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