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dents, plural;
  1. Mark with a dent
    • - the moose dropped a hind foot and dented the hood of the car
  2. Have an adverse effect on; diminish
    • - this neither deterred him nor dented his enthusiasm
  1. A slight hollow in a hard, even surface made by a blow or by the exertion of pressure

  2. A diminishing effect; a reduction
    • - a dent in profits

  1. an appreciable consequence (especially a lessening); "it made a dent in my bank account"
  2. indent: make a depression into; "The bicycle dented my car"
  3. incision: a depression scratched or carved into a surface
  4. an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)
  5. (dented) bent: of metal e.g.; "bent nails"; "a car with a crumpled front end"; "dented fenders"
  6. Dent was a London manufacturer of luxury clocks and watches, founded by Edward John Dent. Dent began making watches in 1814, although it wasn’t until 1876 that the Dent triangular trade mark was registered. ...
  7. Dent is a small fell on the fringe of the English Lake District near the towns of Cleator Moor and Egremont. Sometimes known as Long Barrow, it is traditionally the first fell encountered by hikers following Wainwright's Coast to Coast Walk. ...
  8. Dent is a small village and civil parish in Cumbria, England, nestling in a narrow valley on the western slopes of the Pennines within the Yorkshire Dales National Park. It is about four miles (6 km) south-east of Sedbergh and about eight miles (13 km) north-east of Kirkby Lonsdale.
  9. Dented Records is a record label headquartered in the United Kingdom and best known as the home to critically acclaimed hip-hop act Foreign Beggars and Focused Few.
  10. Denting is a commune in the Moselle department in Lorraine in north-eastern France.
  11. A shallow deformation in the surface of something produced by impact; The state of something's having been partially consumed; An effect, a change caused by some force; To impact something, producing a dent; To develop a dent or dents
  12. (Dents) Damage to the edges of the cover of hardcover books.
  13. (Dents) Common defect with used cymbals. See Maintenance
  14. (Dents) A shallow dent can be remedied by dropping a small amount of water into the dent, covering it with a sheet of brown paper, and heating it with an electric iron. The wet, hot wood fibers swell and rise to fill the dent.
  15. (Dents) Slots in the reed, given as a number per inch.
  16. (Dents) a normal modifier which makes an object look like a gorilla had at it with a sledgehammer. The amount of denting can be adjusted between "baby gorilla" and "psychopathic gorilla". (Language Reference) (Exploration Tool)
  17. Indented. (Universal Dict.)
  18. A local depression in the pipe surface caused by mechanical damage that produces a gross disturbance in the curvature of the pipe without reducing the pipe wall thickness. ...
  19. The word dent is in this book used to describe the acoustically active areas of the steel pan. The notes are always convex, seen from the top of the pan, and could also be described using the synonymous words; bulge, dome or swelling. ...
  20. 1. The space between wires of reed, heddles, or harness through which the warp ends are drawn. 2. The space between two chains in a fabric. 3. On a loom, the space between the wires of a reed.
  21. A deformation that changes the contour of a rail car from the original manufactured state.