hatching(redirected from Cross-hatch)
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1. Fine lines used in graphic arts to show shading.
2. The process of decorating with such lines.
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n., v. -chured, -chur•ing. n.
1. one of a series of short parallel lines drawn on a map to indicate topographic relief.
2. shading composed of such lines; hatching.v.t.
3. to indicate or shade by hachures; hatch.
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|Noun||1.||hatching - the production of young from an egg|
|2.||hatching - shading consisting of multiple crossing lines|
shading - graded markings that indicate light or shaded areas in a drawing or painting
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hatching1 [ˈhætʃɪŋ] N [of egg] → incubación f; [of chick] → salida f del huevo; [of insect, larva] → eclosión f (frm) (fig) [of scheme] → ideación f; [of plot] → maquinación f
hatching2 [ˈhætʃɪŋ] N (Art) → sombreado m
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