Definition of indentation noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    indentation

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    NAmE//ˌɪndɛnˈteɪʃn//
     
     
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  1. 1[countable] a cut or mark on the edge or surface of something The horse's hooves left deep indentations in the mud.
  2. 2(also indent) [countable] a space left at the beginning of a line of print or writing
  3. 3[uncountable] the action of indenting something or the process of being indented
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: indentation