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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]
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indentation

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

(ĭn″dĕn-tā′shŭn) [L. in, in, + dens, tooth]
A depression or hollow.
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