Word:

Dent

Pronunciation: dĕnt
n.1.A stroke; a blow.
2.A slight depression, or small notch or hollow, made by a blow or by pressure; an indentation.
A blow that would have made a dent in a pound of butter.
- De Quincey.
v. t.1.To make a dent upon; to indent.
[imp. & p. p. Dented; p. pr. & vb. n. Denting.]
The houses dented with bullets.
- Macaulay.
n.1.(Mach.) A tooth, as of a card, a gear wheel, etc.
Noun1.dent - an appreciable consequence (especially a lessening); "it made a dent in my bank account"
2.dent - a depression scratched or carved into a surface
Synonyms: incision, prick, scratch, slit
3.dent - an impression in a surface (as made by a blow)
Synonyms: gouge, nick
Verb1.dent - make a depression into; "The bicycle dented my car"
Synonyms: indent
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