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Meaning of INDENTED

Pronunciation:  in'dentid

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  having the central portion lower than the margin; "a depressed pustule"
  2. [adj]  having repeated square indentations like those in a battlement; "a crenelated molding"

INDENTED is a 8 letter word that starts with I.


 Synonyms: concave, crenelate, crenelated, crenellate, crenellated, depressed, embattled, fancy



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\In*dent"ed\, a.
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.
   --Milton. Shak.

3. (Her.) 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. (Zo["o]l.) Notched along the margin with a different
   color, as the feathers of some birds.

{Indented line} (Fort.), 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.

Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: alveolar, alveolate, battlemented, chopped, crenate, crenated, crenellated, crenulate, dentate, dentated, dented, depressed, dimpled, embrasured, engraved, erose, faveolate, gashed, honeycombed, incised, jagged, jaggy, lacerate, lacerated, nicked, notched, pitted, pocked, pockmarked, sawlike, saw-toothed, scalloped, scored, serrate, serrated, serrulated, toothed