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in·den·ta·tion

(in'den-tā'shun),
1. The act of notching or pitting.
2. A notch.
3. A state of being notched.
[Mediev. L. indento, pp. -atus, to make notches like teeth, fr. L. dens (dent-), tooth]

indentation

(ĭn′dĕn-tā′shən)
n.
A notch, pit, or depression.

indentation

[in′dəntā′shən]
Etymology: L, in, within, dens, tooth
a notch, pit, or depression in the surface of an object, such as toothmarks on the tongue or skin. indent, v.

indentation

(ĭn″dĕn-tā′shŭn) [L. in, in, + dens, tooth]
A depression or hollow.
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First, we synthesized samples of indention shapes to train ASM.
As used in indention theory, the results of elasticity modulus may be attributed to the layer's thickness.
Thus, the fits presented here are performed only for indention depths higher than t.
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If you want the body to be more scientifically correct, have students create an indention to separate the two body parts.
Scroll down to view the hierarchical arrangement of MeSH terms, observing that with each indention to the right, the terms become progressively more specific (Figure 7).
Just to the left of the center of the front sight is a small indention.
The horseshoe-shaped indention on the retrolateral side of the cymbium (Fig.
Then she poured the liquid mixture into the circular indention and began to mix.
By the time I got to 10, I had an indention on my leg that took oona thowuhsend and tuhreeee days to go away.
Press your thumb into the center of each biscuit to make an indention.
For the indention schematically shown in Figure 2b, the substrate has sufficient deformability to accommodate the indenter shape (i.