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Definition: Hanging indentation
1. Requiring, deserving, or foreboding death by the halter.
“What a hanging face!”
2. Suspended from above; pendent; as, hanging shelves.
3. Adapted for sustaining a hanging object; as, the hanging
post of a gate, the post which holds the hinges.
, a compass suspended so that the card may
be read from beneath.
, a garden sustained at an artificial
elevation by any means, as by the terraces at Babylon.
. See under Indentation
(Arch.), that rail of a door or casement to
which hinges are attached.
(Mining), the overhanging side of an inclined
or hading vein.
(a) Strips of the same stuff as the gown, hanging down the
back from the shoulders.
(b) Loose, flowing sleeves.
(a) That stile of a door to which hinges are secured.
(b) That upright of a window frame to which casements are
hinged, or in which the pulleys for sash windows are
(Mining), the upper wall of inclined vein, or
that which hangs over the miner's head when working in the
1. The act of indenting or state of being indented.
2. A notch or recess, in the margin or border of anything;
as, the indentations of a leaf, of the coast, etc.
3. A recess or sharp depression in any surface.
(a) The act of beginning a line or series of lines at a
little distance within the flush line of the column or
page, as in the common way of beginning the first line
of a paragraph.
(b) The measure of the distance; as, an indentation of one
em, or of two ems.
, or Reverse indentation
of all the lines of a paragraph except the first, which is
a full line; also called a hanging indent