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indent

1. Chiefly Brit (in foreign trade) an order for foreign merchandise, esp one placed with an agent
2. Chiefly Brit an official order for goods
3. (in the late 18th-century US) a certificate issued by federal and state governments for the principal or interest due on the public debt

indent

[in′dent]
(science and technology)
To form a depression by forcing inward.

indent

1. The gap left by the omission of stone, brick, or block units in a course of masonry; used for bonding future masonry.
2. In a wall of a church, a space hollowed out of stone to receive a brass effigy.

indent

To align text some number of spaces to the right of the left margin. See hanging paragraph.
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In this study, both loaded and unloaded indentations were studied to establish how the response of spherical indentation was influenced by the residual stress and material properties.
2, typical force deflection diagrams of unexposed and UV exposed nylon fibers were obtained for an indentation point close to the surface.
On the other hand, finite element method (FEM) is a successful technique of numerical analysis for understanding the materials behavior under small indentation loads (Knapp, 1999).
Using a pen, he marked the spot where he claimed the indentation was.
Depending on the material properties and the type of indenter used, Johnson3 suggested that the outcome of a sharp indentation test on classical elastoplastic materials could be placed in one of three levels as specified by the parameter
This indentation was directly in front of the passenger side seat of the truck," Lt.
Some material parameters can be obtained from the measured indentation curves, including tensile properties, fracture toughness, residual stress and Young's modulus (Kug et al.
Even though the indentation direction is controlled, these instruments offer little or no control of the indentation speed.
The Education Procurement Service (Eps) On Behalf Of The National University Of Ireland Galway (The "Contracting Authority") Invites Tenders ("Tenders") To This Request For Tenders ("Rft") From Economic Operators ("Tenderers") For The Supply Of A Nano Indentation Test System To The National University Of Ireland, Galway (Nuig)
rapid slope change in the loading curves) was observed from the indentation load-depth curves as in the Q&P steel in Cheng et al.