indention definition

  • noun:
    • The act of indenting.
    • The condition of becoming indented.
    • The empty space between a margin and start of an indented line.
    • Archaic An indentation or reduction.
    • The act of indenting a line of text by including blank room at the start
    • identical to indentation, 4.
    • A dent or denting in; an impressed hollow; hook despair.
    • In type-setting and writing, an indenting or sinking inward by a blank area, by the beginning of a line beyond that adjoining outlines; therefore, any determinate area remaining before the beginning, or extremely following the end, of outlines, whether alternating or equal throughout, such as poetry, etc.
    • the area left between the margin and also the beginning of an indented range

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