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  • 1 make a dent in — phrasal : to produce an inconsiderable effect upon his gambling losses hardly made a dent in his huge fortune unable even to make a dent in his complacency …

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  • 2 Dent — Dent, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Denting}.] To make a dent upon; to indent. [1913 Webster] The houses dented with bullets. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 3 dent — I. n. Indentation, dint, nick, notch. II. v. a. Indent, make a dent upon …

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  • 4 Dent, Edward John — ▪ British clockmaker born Aug. 19, 1790, London died March 8, 1853, London       Englishman noted for his design and construction of fine and historically important precision clocks (clock) and chronometers (chronometer).       Dent was… …

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  • 5 in|dent´er — in|dent1 «verb. ihn DEHNT; noun. IHN dehnt, ihn DEHNT», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to make notches in (an edge, line, or border); notch: »The mountains indent the horizon. 2. to form notches or deep bays in; penetrate: »an indented coast. 3. to begin… …

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  • 6 in|dent — in|dent1 «verb. ihn DEHNT; noun. IHN dehnt, ihn DEHNT», verb, noun. –v.t. 1. to make notches in (an edge, line, or border); notch: »The mountains indent the horizon. 2. to form notches or deep bays in; penetrate: »an indented coast. 3. to begin… …

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  • 7 Gilda Dent — Superherobox no caption = character name = Gilda Dent publisher = DC Comics debut = Detective Comics #66 (August 1942) creators = Bob Kane, Bill Finger alter ego = full name = Gilda Grace Dent (née Gold) species = homeworld = alliances = aliases …

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  • 8 Dented — Dent Dent, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Denting}.] To make a dent upon; to indent. [1913 Webster] The houses dented with bullets. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 Denting — Dent Dent, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Denting}.] To make a dent upon; to indent. [1913 Webster] The houses dented with bullets. Macaulay. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 10 Places in The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy — Hitchhiker s portal This is a list of places featured in Douglas Adams s science fiction series, The Hitchhiker s Guide to the Galaxy. The series is set in a fictionalised version of the Milky Way galaxy and thus, while most locations are pure… …

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  • 11 List of Fire Emblem: Path of Radiance characters — The group from Path of Radiance that appeared on Nasir s ship. Distinguished from left to right: Oscar, Rolf, Boyd, Mist, Mordecai, Lethe, Titania, Zihark, Rhys, Ike, Nephenee, Soren (front), Gatrie (back), Brom, Shinon, Mia (front), Marcia… …

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  • 12 indent — I. verb (t) /ɪnˈdɛnt / (say in dent) 1. to form deep recesses in: the sea indents the coast. 2. to set in or back from the margin, as the first line of a paragraph. 3. to sever (a document drawn up in duplicate) along an irregular line as a means …

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  • 13 List of Bobobo-bo Bo-bobo characters — The universe of the anime and manga series Bobobo bo Bo bobo is a home to a wide array of fictional characters. Contents 1 Main characters 1.1 Bobobo bo Bo bobo 1.2 Beauty 1.3 …

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  • 14 touch — v 1. feel, finger, thumb, palm; hold, pick up, handle, manipulate, twiddle, trifle with, play with; palpate, poke around in; examine or investigate or study with the hands, stroke, caress, pet, fondle, paw, Sl. feel up, Yiddish. glet; massage,… …

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  • 15 move — v 1. budge, stir, change place or position; shift, yield, give way, move over. 2. flit, fly, hie, hop, dart; zoom, vroom, whoosh, sweep, skim, skim along, Sl. breeze in or out or along; wend, meander, gad, gad about. 3. advance, progress, go, go… …

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  • 16 indent — 1. v. & n. v. 1 tr. start (a line of print or writing) further from the margin than other lines, e.g. to mark a new paragraph. 2 tr. a divide (a document drawn up in duplicate) into its two copies with a zigzag line dividing them and ensuring… …

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  • 17 Indent — In*dent , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Indented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Indenting}.] [OE. endenten to notch, fit in, OF. endenter, LL. indentare, fr. L. in + dens, dentis, tooth. See {Tooth}, and cf. {Indenture}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To notch; to jag; to cut… …

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  • 18 Indented — Indent In*dent , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Indented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Indenting}.] [OE. endenten to notch, fit in, OF. endenter, LL. indentare, fr. L. in + dens, dentis, tooth. See {Tooth}, and cf. {Indenture}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To notch; to jag; to …

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  • 19 Indenting — Indent In*dent , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Indented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Indenting}.] [OE. endenten to notch, fit in, OF. endenter, LL. indentare, fr. L. in + dens, dentis, tooth. See {Tooth}, and cf. {Indenture}.] [1913 Webster] 1. To notch; to jag; to …

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  • 20 hit — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n., informal, success, smash; favorite; popularity. v. strike, club, batter; touch, contact, reach, find; knock, smite; slang, bump off. See arrival, impulse, killing. II (Roget s IV) I modif. Syn. shot …

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