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hatch 1

 (hăch)
n.
1.
a. An opening, as in the deck of a ship, in the roof or floor of a building, or in an aircraft.
b. The cover for such an opening.
c. A hatchway.
2. A door that opens upward on the rear of an automobile; a hatchback.
3. A floodgate.
Idiom:
down the hatch Slang
Drink up. Often used as a toast.

[Middle English, small door, from Old English hæc, hæcc.]

hatch 2

 (hăch)
v. hatched, hatch·ing, hatch·es
v.intr.
1. To emerge from an egg or other structure that surrounds and protects an embryo.
2. To emerge from a cocoon or chrysalis.
3. To emerge from the water when transforming from an aquatic larval or pupal form to a winged form, as a mayfly or caddisfly.
v.tr.
1. To produce (young) from an egg or eggs.
2. To cause (an egg or eggs) to produce young.
3. To devise or originate, especially in secret: hatch an assassination plot.
n.
1.
a. The act or an instance of hatching from an egg or similar structure.
b. The act or an instance of emerging from a cocoon or chrysalis.
c. The act or an instance of emerging from the water when transforming from an aquatic larval or pupal form to a winged form.
2.
a. A group of young organisms, especially birds, that hatch at one time; a brood.
b. A group of adult insects that emerge at one time.
c. A group of winged insects, as mayflies or caddisflies, that emerge at one time from a body of water.

[Middle English hacchen, from Old English *hæccan.]

hatch′er n.

hatch 3

 (hăch)
tr.v. hatched, hatch·ing, hatch·es
To shade by drawing or etching fine parallel or crossed lines on.
n.
A fine line used in hatching.

[Middle English hachen, to engrave, carve, from Old French hacher, hachier, to crosshatch, cut up; see hash1.]

hatch

(hætʃ)
vb
1. (Zoology) to cause (the young of various animals, esp birds) to emerge from the egg or (of young birds, etc) to emerge from the egg
2. (Zoology) to cause (eggs) to break and release the fully developed young or (of eggs) to break and release the young animal within
3. (tr) to contrive or devise (a scheme, plot, etc)
n
4. the act or process of hatching
5. (Zoology) a group of newly hatched animals
[C13: of Germanic origin; compare Middle High German hecken to mate (used of birds), Swedish häcka to hatch, Danish hække]
ˈhatchable adj
ˈhatcher n

hatch

(hætʃ)
n
1. (Nautical Terms) a covering for a hatchway
2. (Nautical Terms)
a. short for hatchway
b. a door in an aircraft or spacecraft
3. (Automotive Engineering) informal short for hatchback
4. (Architecture) Also called: serving hatch an opening in a wall between a kitchen and a dining area
5. (Architecture) the lower half of a divided door
6. (Mechanical Engineering) a sluice or sliding gate in a dam, dyke, or weir
7. down the hatch slang (used as a toast) drink up!
8. below decks
9. (Nautical Terms) below decks
10. out of sight
[Old English hæcc; related to Middle High German heck, Dutch hek gate]

hatch

(hætʃ)
vb
(Art Terms) art to mark (a figure, shade, etc) with fine parallel or crossed lines to indicate shading. Compare hachure
[C15: from Old French hacher to chop, from hache hatchet]
ˈhatching n

hatch1

(hætʃ)

v.t.
1. to cause young to emerge from (the egg), as by brooding or incubating.
2. to bring forth or produce; devise; plot.
v.i.
3. to be hatched.
4. to brood.
n.
5. the act of hatching.
6. something that is hatched, as a brood.
[1200–50; Middle English hacchen; akin to Middle High German hecken to hatch]
hatch′a•ble, adj.
hatch`a•bil′i•ty, n.
hatch′er, n.

hatch2

(hætʃ)

n.
1.
a. Also called hatchway. an opening in the deck of a vessel or in the floor or roof of a building, used as a passageway.
b. the cover over such an opening.
2. an opening or door in an aircraft.
3. the lower half of a divided door.
4. a small door, grated opening, or serving counter in or attached to a wall.
Idioms:
down the hatch, (used as a toast.)
[before 1100; Middle English hacche, Old English hæcc grating, hatch, half-gate; akin to Middle Dutch hecke gate, railing]

hatch3

(hætʃ)

v.t.
1. to mark with lines, esp. closely set parallel lines, as for shading in drawing or engraving.
n.
2. a shading line in drawing or engraving.
[1470–80; earlier hache < Middle French hacher to cut up, derivative of hache ax. See hatchet]

hatch

  • booby hatch - First a kind of wooden hood over a hatch, readily removable.
  • covey - Comes from French couver for the act of sitting on eggs ("covering" them) to hatch them.
  • down the hatch - A drinking toast of nautical origin.
  • hatch - The lower half of a divided door.

hatch

An opening in a ship's deck giving access to cargo holds.

Hatch

 a brood of young; a sitting of eggs—Wilkes.
Examples: hatch of eggs; of mayfly, 1894; of time, 1597.

hatch


Past participle: hatched
Gerund: hatching

Imperative
hatch
hatch
Present
I hatch
you hatch
he/she/it hatches
we hatch
you hatch
they hatch
Preterite
I hatched
you hatched
he/she/it hatched
we hatched
you hatched
they hatched
Present Continuous
I am hatching
you are hatching
he/she/it is hatching
we are hatching
you are hatching
they are hatching
Present Perfect
I have hatched
you have hatched
he/she/it has hatched
we have hatched
you have hatched
they have hatched
Past Continuous
I was hatching
you were hatching
he/she/it was hatching
we were hatching
you were hatching
they were hatching
Past Perfect
I had hatched
you had hatched
he/she/it had hatched
we had hatched
you had hatched
they had hatched
Future
I will hatch
you will hatch
he/she/it will hatch
we will hatch
you will hatch
they will hatch
Future Perfect
I will have hatched
you will have hatched
he/she/it will have hatched
we will have hatched
you will have hatched
they will have hatched
Future Continuous
I will be hatching
you will be hatching
he/she/it will be hatching
we will be hatching
you will be hatching
they will be hatching
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been hatching
you have been hatching
he/she/it has been hatching
we have been hatching
you have been hatching
they have been hatching
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been hatching
you will have been hatching
he/she/it will have been hatching
we will have been hatching
you will have been hatching
they will have been hatching
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been hatching
you had been hatching
he/she/it had been hatching
we had been hatching
you had been hatching
they had been hatching
Conditional
I would hatch
you would hatch
he/she/it would hatch
we would hatch
you would hatch
they would hatch
Past Conditional
I would have hatched
you would have hatched
he/she/it would have hatched
we would have hatched
you would have hatched
they would have hatched
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hatch - the production of young from an egghatch - the production of young from an egg
birthing, giving birth, parturition, birth - the process of giving birth
2.hatch - shading consisting of multiple crossing lineshatch - shading consisting of multiple crossing lines
shading - graded markings that indicate light or shaded areas in a drawing or painting
3.hatch - a movable barrier covering a hatchway
cargo hatch - hatch opening into the cargo compartment
hatchway, scuttle, opening - an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship
movable barrier - a barrier that can be moved to allow passage
Verb1.hatch - emerge from the eggs; "young birds, fish, and reptiles hatch"
incubate, hatch, brood, cover - sit on (eggs); "Birds brood"; "The female covers the eggs"
be born - come into existence through birth; "She was born on a farm"
2.hatch - devise or invent; "He thought up a plan to get rich quickly"; "no-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software"
idealise, idealize - form ideals; "Man has always idealized"
create by mental act, create mentally - create mentally and abstractly rather than with one's hands
cook up, fabricate, invent, manufacture, make up - make up something artificial or untrue
3.hatch - inlay with narrow strips or lines of a different substance such as gold or silver, for the purpose of decorating
handicraft - a craft that requires skillful hands
inlay - decorate the surface of by inserting wood, stone, and metal
4.hatch - draw, cut, or engrave lines, usually parallel, on metal, wood, or paper; "hatch the sheet"
line - mark with lines; "sorrow had lined his face"
5.hatch - sit on (eggs); "Birds brood"; "The female covers the eggs"
procreate, reproduce, multiply - have offspring or produce more individuals of a given animal or plant; "The Bible tells people to procreate"
hatch - emerge from the eggs; "young birds, fish, and reptiles hatch"
breed, cover - copulate with a female, used especially of horses; "The horse covers the mare"

hatch

verb
1. incubate, breed, sit on, brood, bring forth I transferred the eggs to a hen Canary to hatch and rear.
2. devise, plan, design, project, scheme, manufacture, plot, invent, put together, conceive, brew, formulate, contrive, dream up (informal), concoct, think up, cook up (informal), trump up accused of hatching a plot to assassinate the Pope

hatch

verb
1. To cause to come into existence:
2. To use ingenuity in making, developing, or achieving:
Informal: cook up.
Idiom: come up with.
Translations
تُفَقِّصُ البَيْضَفَتْحَة في حائِط بين غُرْفَتَيْنيُحيكُ، يُدَبِّرُيُفَرِّخُ، يَخْرُج الصوص من البَيْضَهيُفَقِّصُ
vysedětzosnovatdozrátkoutosnovat
lemlugeskravereudklækkeudpønse
auetahaudontaerähautoahuoltoluukkukuoriutua
brugga, undirbúaklekja; unga útklekjastklekjast; skríîa úr eggiop, lúga, dyr
ハッチ孵化させる孵化する
izšķiltieslūkaperētperināt
eclodirescotilha
okienkovyliahnuť sa
izvaliti se
ambar ağzıcivciv çıkarmakcivciv çıkmakkurmakyumurtadan çıkmak

hatch

1 [hætʃ] N
1. (Naut) → escotilla f
2. (Brit) (= serving hatch) → ventanilla f
see also batten

hatch

2 [hætʃ]
A. VT
1. (lit) [+ chick] → empollar; [+ egg] → incubar
2. (fig) [+ scheme] → idear; [+ plot] → tramar
B. VI [chick] → salir del huevo; [insect, larva] → eclosionar (frm)
the egg hatchedel pollo rompió el cascarón y salió
those eggs never hatchedesos huevos resultaron ser hueros

hatch

3 [hætʃ] VT (Art) → sombrear

hatch

[ˈhætʃ]
vi [chick, egg] → éclore
vt
[+ egg] → faire éclore
to be hatched [chick] → éclore
[+ scheme, plot] → tramer
n
[ship] (also hatchway) → écoutille f
down the hatch! (when drinking)cul sec!
(British) (also service hatch) → passe-plat m inv

hatch

1
vt (also hatch out)ausbrüten; (fig) plot, scheme alsoaushecken; compromiseaushandeln
vi (also hatch out: bird) → ausschlüpfen; when will the eggs hatch?wann schlüpfen die Jungen aus?
n (= brood)Brut f

hatch

2
n
(Naut) → Luke f; (in floor, ceiling) → Bodenluke f; (= half-door)Halbtür f, → Niedertür f ? batten down
(service) hatchDurchreiche f
down the hatch! (inf)hoch die Tassen! (inf)

hatch

3
vt (Art) → schraffieren

hatch

1 [hætʃ] n (Naut) (hatchway) → boccaporto (Brit) (service hatch) → sportello passavivande
down the hatch! (fam) (when drinking) → salute!

hatch

2 [hætʃ]
1. vt (chick) → fare nascere; (eggs) → fare schiudere (fig) (scheme, plot) → elaborare, mettere a punto
2. vi (chick) → uscire dal or rompere il guscio; (egg) → schiudersi

hatch1

(hӕtʃ) noun
(the door or cover of) an opening in a wall, floor, ship's deck etc. There are two hatches between the kitchen and dining-room for serving food.
ˈhatchway noun
an opening, especially in a ship's deck.

hatch2

(hӕtʃ) verb
1. to produce (young birds etc) from eggs. My hens have hatched ten chicks.
2. to break out of the egg. These chicks hatched this morning.
3. to become young birds. Four of the eggs have hatched.
4. to plan (something, usually bad) in secret. to hatch a plot.
References in classic literature ?
Removing this hatch we expose the great try-pots, two in number, and each of several barrels' capacity.
As it extended, I brought out a line of goods suitable for kings, and a nobby thing for duchesses and that sort, with ruffles down the fore- hatch and the running-gear clewed up with a feather- stitch to leeward and then hauled aft with a back-stay and triced up with a half-turn in the standing rigging forward of the weather-gaskets.
en de ole watchman, Billy Hatch, he 'uz a-noddin' on de companionway;--en I knowed 'em all; en, lan', but dey did look good
A birthday present for our child, Aurelia," he would say,--"a little nest-egg for the future;" but Aurelia once remarked in a moment of bitterness that the hen never lived that could sit on those eggs and hatch anything out of them.
By the scallop-shell of Compostella, I will make a martyr of him, if he loiters here to hatch treason among my domestics
So long as the bungalow is empty, we are king and queen of the garden; and remember that as soon as our eggs in the melon bed hatch (as they may tomorrow), our children will need room and quiet.
Listen to the story of Jemima Puddle-duck, who was annoyed because the farmer's wife would not let her hatch her own eggs.
I got a sleeping suit out of my room and, coming back on deck, saw the naked man from the sea sitting on the main hatch, glimmering white in the darkness, his elbows on his knees and his head in his hands.
I don't mind dwarf drones any more than you do (they all die in July), but this steady hatch of oddities frightens me, Melissa
he shouted up the fo'c'sle hatch, "he says you kin slip down an' see him ef you're anxious that way.
Immediately a hatch cover was raised from the surface of the object, and a black seaman sprang from the bowels of the strange craft.
Hatch and others (with translation of paraphrase attributed to Andronicus of Rhodes), edited by E.