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indentation

in dentay shuhn

  • n  a concave cut into a surface or edge (as in a coastline)
  • n  the formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion
  • n  the space left between the margin and the start of an indented line
  • n  the act of cutting into an edge with toothlike notches or angular incisions

  • On its floor is an indentation that pilgrims have thought for centuries is the imprint made by Jesus' right foot as he ascended to heaven.
  • A Vietnam War injury has left him with a deep indentation in his skull and a messy plug of scar tissue.
  • Unlike Folsom points, which at the butt ends are square and barbed, Sandia points are pointed at both ends, have a characteristic indentation or "shoulder" on one side.
News & Articles

  • Whitemarsh police briefs: Week of July 21
    Whitemarsh Vandalism ... A mailbox at a residence on the 3000 block of Spring Mill Road, Plymouth Meeting, was vandalized between July 6 and 9, police said. It appeared to have been hit by a bat or a hard object, causing a large indentation, police said. The resident reported this is the second time this has happened, police said.
    July 24, 2013 - Springfield Sun
  • Whitemarsh Township police briefs: Week of July 21
    Vandalism ... A mailbox at a residence on the 3000 block of Spring Mill Road, Plymouth Meeting, was vandalized between July 6 and 9, police said. It appeared to have been hit by a bat or a hard object, causing a large indentation, police said. The resident reported this is the second time this has happened, police said.
    July 24, 2013 - The Colonial
Quotes

  • Al Seeger in BoxingScene.com
    It's not a great angle to see [on the broadcast,] but I can hear the crack it made,Seeger wrote. "For the rest of round two and three, there is also an obvious indentation on my forehead. This was the result of my sinus cavity being...
  • RA Dickey in New York Times
    Dickey said the ball left "a perfect seam indentation" on his skin, "and then it kind of dissipated."
  • Michael Parkhurst in Boston Globe
    It has been really frustrating,Parkhurst said. "Originally, I thought it was a bruise and I would be back in 48 hours. But there was an indentation. There was a tear in the quad. It was a tear in either the IT band [iliotibial band] or the...

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