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Definition of the noun indent
What does indent mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: indents
- an order for goods to be exported or imported
- region: Britain / Great Britain / U.K. / UK / United Kingdom / United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
- lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
- more generic terms: order / purchase order = a commercial document used to request someone to supply something in return for payment and providing specifications and quantities
- the space left between the margin and the start of an indented line
Alternative definition of the noun indent
- A cut or notch in the margin of anything, or a recess like a notch.
- A stamp; an impression.
- A certificate, or intended certificate, issued by the government of the United States at the close of the Revolution, for the principal or interest of the public debt.
- A requisition or order for supplies, sent to the commissariat of an army.
Definition of the verb indent
What does indent mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: indented | indenting | indents
- set in from the margin
- cut or tear along an irregular line so that the parts can later be matched for authentication
- make a depression into
- notch the edge of or make jagged
- bind by or as if by indentures, as of an apprentice or servant
Alternative definition of the verb indent
- [transitive] To notch; to jag; to cut into points like a row of teeth; as, to indent the edge of paper.
- antonym: unindent
- [intransitive] To be cut, notched, or dented.
- antonym: outdent
- To dent; to stamp or to press in; to impress; as, indent a smooth surface with a hammer; to indent wax with a stamp.
- [historical] To cut the two halves of a document in duplicate, using a jagged or wavy line so that each party could demonstrate that their copy was part of the original whole.
- [intransitive, obsolete] To enter into a binding agreement by means of such documents; to formally commit (to doing something).
- [transitive, obsolete] To engage (someone), originally by means of indented contracts.
- [context: typography] To begin (a line or lines) at a greater or less distance from the margin; as, to indent the first line of a paragraph one em; to indent the second paragraph two ems more than the first. See indentation, and indention. Normal indent pushes in a line or paragraph. "hanging indent" pulls the line out into the margin.
- [obsolete, intransitive] To crook or turn; to wind in and out; to zigzag.
"Indent" is a live album by Cecil Taylor recorded in Ohio in March 1973 and originally released on Taylor's own Unit Core label as Mysteries and subsequently more widely released on the Arista Freedom label as Indent. It was the first solo piano performance released by Taylor but was recorded over four years after Praxis which saw limited release in 1982. The Allmusic review by Scott Yanow states "Taylor is quite stunning in his control of the piano, his wide range of percussive sound and his endurance. As is often true of Cecil Taylor's music, this recital is not for the faint-of-heart, but those with open ears will find it rewarding and certainly stimulating".
- genre: Free jazz
- released in (42 years ago)
indent is a Unix utility that reformats C and C++ code in a user-defined indent style and coding style. Support for C++ code is considered experimental.
- license: GNU General Public License
- official website: www.gnu.org/software/indent
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by GOPALAKRISHNAN, P., HALEEM, ABID
The difference between a TPR and an ordinary indent is that the TPR is made of thicker paper as it has to be handled more and its format will be modified to include the remarks and sanction of the departments concerned. Once the indents ...
by Chen, Irene
Hanging indent is a paragraph format where the lines are indented a certain distance from the left margin, but the first line is indented a negative amount, so that the first line hangs over the rest of the left alignment. Figure 5.2 is an example of ...
The Overland Monthly (1869)
by Bret Harte
New York Indent is a striking evidence of the advance of the western half of the nation when a serial is issued on the Pacific coast that is equal to the best of old, long. established Eastern magazines. — Lawrence | Kan.) Tribune. Its pages ...
proceedings of a symposium sponsored by the American Society for Testing and Materials and by the National Bureau of Standards by United States. National Bureau of Standards, American Society for Testing and Materials, National Institute of Standards and Technology (U.S.)
An indent is a three dimensional object. This instrument measures the impression size using the depth. Hardness numbers reflect entirely the projected surface dimensions of a recovered impression. In metals, recovery primarily reduces the ...
by Yvonne N. Bui
A hanging indent refers to when the first line of a reference is flushed all the way to the left margin and the rest of the lines are indented half an inch. heading (see also levels Of heading): A heading is the name of a section or subsection used ...
European Public Law (2003)
by Patrick Birkinshaw
fifth indent refers to the maintenance and strengthening of the acquis communautaire (see p 95 below) and revision of policies and forms of cooperation introduced in the TEU 'with the aim of ensuring the effectiveness of the mechanisms and ...
Comdex Computer Course Kit: Windows Vista With Microsoft Office 2007, Professional Ed (With Cd) (2008)
by Vikas Gupta
An indent is the distance between a margin and the text, not the edge of the page and the text. You can change the indentation of first line as well as entire paragraphs. Spacing is the distance between any two lines in the paragraph. Lefs learn ...
by Joseph L. Cavinato
INDENT An indent is a comprehensive order transferred from a foreign buyer to a shipper, buying agent, ...
English - M?ori
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by Binh Nguyen
html INCORE INDC indent indent INternet COntent ...
by PM Ryan
deceive, outwit, sly, trick nuke margin indent,bent,plot, ...
by PHILIP FORSANG NDIKUM
The referring court observes that the question whether the Amtsgericht Erding has jurisdiction in the circumstances ofthis case depends on the interpretation of the second indent of article 5(1)(b) of Regulation No 44/2001 . It maintains, with ...
by Adoniram Judson
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Scrabble value of I1N1D2E1N1T1
The value of this 6-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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