indented definition

  • verb:
    • Simple past tense and previous participle of indent.
  • adjective:
    • cut-in the edge into points or inequalities, like teeth; jagged; notched; stamped in; dented on top.
    • Having an uneven, unusual edge; sinuous; undulating.
    • Notched just like the section of a saw consisting of one's teeth; serrated.
    • Bound out by an indenture; apprenticed; indentured.
    • Notched across the margin with a new shade, given that feathers of some birds.
  • others:
    • getting the advantage or margin cut into points like teeth; zigzag: since, an indented paper; an indented molding. Indented moldings are a typical ornamental feature in medieval architecture.
    • Specifically In entomology: Having a number of angular notches: said of margins as well as the sides of color-marks.
    • Having a number of razor-sharp depressions: because, an indented stria or surface.
    • In heraldry, like dancetté, but reduce with smaller teeth: hence, a fesse indented has eight or nine points, rather than three or four of dancetté. Additionally inraced and danché.

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