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English definition of “indentation”

indentation

noun uk   /ˌɪn.denˈteɪ.ʃən/ us  

indentation noun (HOLE)

[C] a hole or mark on the surface of something: The heels of her shoes had left indentations in the mud.

indentation noun (SPACE)

[C or U] a space left at the edge of a line of writing, or the process of leaving such a space
(Definition of indentation from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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