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Synonyms for indented

curving inward

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To the north stretched the limpid, and, as it appeared from that dizzy height, the narrow sheet of the "holy lake," indented with numberless bays, embellished by fantastic headlands, and dotted with countless islands.
It was so feeble and inconsistent a culmination to the beautiful scenery they had passed through, so hopeless and imbecile a conclusion to the preparation of that long picturesque journey, with its glimpses of sylvan and pastoral glades and canyons, that, as the coach swept down the last incline, and the remorseless monotony of the dead level spread out before them, furrowed by ditches and indented by pits, under cover of shielding their cheeks from the impalpable dust that rose beneath the plunging wheels, they buried their faces in their handkerchiefs, to hide a few half-hysterical tears.
They received me in a great court, paved with marble slabs; around it were broad galleries, one above another, carpeted with seedy matting, railed with unpainted balustrades, and furnished with huge rickety chairs, cushioned with rusty old mattresses, indented with impressions left by the forms of nine successive generations of men who had reposed upon them.
On the other hand, I do not believe that any line of coast, ten or twenty miles in length, ever suffers degradation at the same time along its whole indented length; and we must remember that almost all strata contain harder layers or nodules, which from long resisting attrition form a breakwater at the base.
The indented coast and the bottom of the neighbouring sea, studded with breakers, would, if converted into dry land, present similar forms; and such a conversion without doubt has taken place in the part over which we rode.
I have in my mind's eye the western, indented with deep bays, the bolder northern, and the beautifully scalloped southern shore, where successive capes overlap each other and suggest unexplored coves between.
ASTM A1096, Test Method for Evaluating the Bond Quality of Steel Wire for Concrete stems from assessment of precast members where indented prestressing wires exhibit potential bond-related cracking.
A disposable absorbent article having a first waist region longitudinally opposed to a second waist region and a crotch region between the first and second waist regions, and having a longitudinal axis and a lateral axis, the absorbent article comprising: a topsheet; a backsheet; a liquid acquisition layer; and a substantially cellulose free absorbent core; wherein the liquid acquisition layer and the absorbent core are located between the topsheet and the backsheet; wherein the topsheet includes discrete indented regions and unindented regions; and wherein the depth of the discrete indented regions are greater than 100 pm; and wherein the liquid acquisition layer comprises a first density, Dl, of less than 0.
Alpha Packaging has introduced three new polyethylene terephthalate (PET) Indented Label Large Round Packers ideal for bulk quantities of protein powders and nutritional supplemens.
ISLAMABAD, July 22, 2010 (Balochistan Times): The water conflict between Sindh and Balochistan Provinces is an old issue while the job of IRSA is to release indented supply to the Provinces at Chashma Barrage.
By the 1830s formal indented craft apprentices were increasingly rare in the United States, but the courts, often without regard to parental opinion, continued to bind poor free boys and girls as "apprentices.
A barium swallow examination (figure) and computed tomography (CT) revealed that a large anterior cervical osteophyte was present from C3 down to C7 and had indented the pharynx.