1. [ noun ] a concave shape in a surface or edge or coastline etc.
Synonyms: indenture
Related terms: concavity cleft notch notch
2. [ noun ] the space left between the margin and the start of an indented line
Synonyms: indenture indent
Related terms: space indent
3. [ noun ] (chemistry) the formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion
Synonyms: roughness pitting
Related terms: corrosion indent
4. [ noun ] the act of cutting into an edge with toothlike notches or angular incisions
Related terms: change_of_shape indent
Similar spelling:   intention