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Synonyms for indentation

Synonyms for indentation

the visible effect made on a surface by pressure

Synonyms for indentation

a concave cut into a surface or edge (as in a coastline)

the formation of small pits in a surface as a consequence of corrosion

the space left between the margin and the start of an indented line

the act of cutting into an edge with toothlike notches or angular incisions

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Upon the face were many severe scratches, and, upon the throat, dark bruises, and deep indentations of finger nails, as if the deceased had been throttled to death.
It is a fac-simile drawing of what has been described in one portion of the testimony as 'dark bruises, and deep indentations of finger nails,' upon the throat of Mademoiselle L'Espanaye, and in another, (by Messrs.
I see that no animal but an Ourang-Outang, of the species here mentioned, could have impressed the indentations as you have traced them.
The chairs were also damaged, many of them severely; and deep indentations deformed the panels of the walls.
The flat surfaces of the implement are marked with shallow parallel indentations, varying in depth on the different sides, so as to be adapted to the several stages of the operation.
From hence, the general course of the river for about seventy miles was nearly southeast; varying in breadth according to its bays and indentations, and navigable for vessels of three hundred tons.
Here were connotations of the saloon making deep indentations in a child's mind.
Perhaps had one been there to point them out to us, we might have noted indentations in the mud, but there were countless indentations, one overlapping another into a confusion that would have been entirely meaningless to us.
It had the curves and indentations in it still, where it had been twined and bound.
There was the baby too, who had never closed an eye all night, but had sat as good as gold, trying to force a large orange into his mouth, and gazing intently at the lights in the chandelier--there he was, sitting up in his mother's lap, staring at the gas without winking, and making indentations in his soft visage with an oyster-shell, to that degree that a heart of iron must have loved him
Poisson's ratio is not an important factor in the indentation experiment [26], and for most engineering materials v [approximately equal to] 0.
The indentation measurements at 70[degrees]C were not affected by the material glass transition temperature.
The newly developed 'Enhanced Anti-indentation Deep Groove Ball Bearing' features special surface modification during the heat treatment process, which has reduced the Brinell Indentation depth, an index for static load capacity, to 1/2 compared to that of standard heat treatment.
Contract notice: High temperature instrumented indentation tester.
Typically, a series of indentation measurements are made on a single reference sample or multiple reference samples.