Definition of Indented

1. a. Cut in the edge into points or inequalities, like teeth; jagged; notched; stamped in; dented on the surface.



Definition of Indented

1. Verb. (past of ''indent'') ¹

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Definition of Indented

1. indent [v] - See also: indent

Medical Definition of Indented

1. 1. Cut in the edge into points or inequalities, like teeth; jagged; notched; stamped in; dented on the surface. 2. Having an uneven, irregular border; sinuous; undulating. 3. Notched like the part of a saw consisting of the teeth; serrated; as, an indented border or ordinary. 4. Bound out by an indenture; apprenticed; indentured; as, an indented servant. 5. Notched along the margin with a different colour, as the feathers of some birds. Indented line, a line with alternate long and short faces, with salient and receding angles, each face giving a flanking fire along the front of the next. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Indented

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Literary usage of Indented

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"A cross, engrailed or indented, the words being used indifferently, ... Bends follow the same fashion, early bends engrailed or indented being some four or ..."

2. A Digest of the Laws of England by John Comyns, Anthony Hammond (1822)
"(f) An indenture may be indented at the top or side. Co. L. 299. a. ... (/) Some deeds must be indented, to be valid for the purposes for which they are ..."

3. A General Abridgment of Law and Equity: Alphabetically Digested Under Proper by Charles Viner (1793)
"Co. Litt. ^^^1, 143. b. 5 Rep. Stiles's Cafe 20. b. adjudged, though there were tinu. 6jn two parts of it.] [i. TT cannot be a deed indented, ..."

4. The Police Control of the Slave in South Carolina by Howell Meadoes Henry (1914)
"But if we turn to the system of indented servitude we probably get the germ idea of ... The laws prevented the indented servant from buying or selling by ..."

5. Institutes of Common and Statute Law by John Barbee Minor (1877)
"Whence the designation of Deed indented. A deed indented, or an indenture, is so called because originally all deeds inter partes, where the parties ..."

6. A History of Greek Mathematics by Thomas Little Heath (1921)
"Construction of toothed wheels and indented ... indented so as to work on a toothed wheel. The text is evidently defective, and at the end an interpolator ..."

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