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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 (41 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 Joseph L. Cavinato
INDENT An indent is a comprehensive order transferred from a foreign buyer to a shipper, buying agent, ...
English - M?ori by Karaitiana N Taiuru
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by Binh Nguyen
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by PM Ryan
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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 ...
Intended to Exhibi ... : in Two Volumes by Noah Webster
INDENT', v. t. [in and Fr. dent, L. dem, ...
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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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