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Definition of Indent

Indent
Indent 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. --Shak. To indent and drive bargains with the Almighty. --South.
Indent
Indent In*dent", n. 1. A cut or notch in the man gin of anything, or a recess like a notch. --Shak. 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. --D. Ramsay. A. Hamilton. 4. (Mil.) A requisition or order for supplies, sent to the commissariat of an army. [India] --Wilhelm.
Indent
Indent In*dent", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Indented; p. pr. & vb. n. Indenting.] [OE. endenten to notch, fit in, OF. endenter, LL. indentare, fr. L. in + dens, dentis, tooth. See Tooth, and cf. Indenture.] 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. [Cf. Indenture.] 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] --Wilhelm.

Meaning of Indent from wikipedia

- Indent may refer to: Indent (album), a 1973 free jazz album by Cecil Taylor indent (Unix), a computer program that formats programming language files with...
- indent is the GNU Project's version of indent. A different indentation style, the GNU style, is used by default. UniversalIndentGUI "indent: Indent and...
- programming languages, where it is used as secondary notation. Rather, indenting helps better convey the structure of a program to human readers. Especially...
- In the written form of many languages, an indentation or indent is an empty space at the beginning of a line to signal the start of a new paragraph. Many...
- Indent is a live album by Cecil Taylor recorded in March 1973, originally released on Taylor's own Unit Core label and subsequently more widely released...
- on behalf of another party. Indent agents or indenting agents (or firms) are alternative terms for buying agents. An indent is an order for goods under...
- dimensions of an indentation left by a specifically dimensioned and loaded indenter. Common indentation hardness scales are Rockwell, Vickers, S****, and Brinell...
- enterprise resource planning system orders. Indent is a purchase order often placed through an agent (indent agent) under specified conditions of sale....
- notably curly-bracket programming languages, where indenting has no com****tional meaning and indent style is only a matter of coding conventions and formatting...
- Professionally printed material in English typically does not indent the first paragraph, but indents those that follow. For example, Robert Bringhurst states...
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