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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 in·dent /ɪnˈdɛnt/

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From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·dent v. t. [imp. & p. p. Indented; p. pr. & vb. n. Indenting.]
 1. To notch; to jag; to cut into points like a row of teeth; as, to indent the edge of paper.
 2. To dent; to stamp or to press in; to impress; as, indent a smooth surface with a hammer; to indent wax with a stamp.
 3.  To bind out by indenture or contract; to indenture; to apprentice; as, to indent a young man to a shoemaker; to indent a servant.
 4. Print. 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.
 5. Mil. To make an order upon; to draw upon, as for military stores. [India]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·dent, v. i.
 1. To be cut, notched, or dented.
 2. To crook or turn; to wind in and out; to zigzag.
 3. To contract; to bargain or covenant.
    To indent and drive bargains with the Almighty.   --South.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 In·dent n.
 1. A cut or notch in the margin of anything, or a recess like a notch.
 2. A stamp; an impression. [Obs.]
 3. 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.
 4. Mil. A requisition or order for supplies, sent to the commissariat of an army. [India]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: an order for goods to be exported or imported
      2: the space left between the margin and the start of an
         indented line [syn: indentation, indenture]
      v 1: set in from the margin; "Indent the paragraphs of a letter"
      2: cut or tear along an irregular line so that the parts can
         later be matched for authentication; "indent the
      3: make a depression into; "The bicycle dented my car" [syn: dent]
      4: notch the edge of or make jagged
      5: bind by or as if by indentures, as of an apprentice or
         servant; "an indentured servant" [syn: indenture]