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hachure


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hachure  \Hach"ure\,  n.  [F.,  fr  hacher  to  hack.  See  {Hatching}.] 
  (Fine  Arts) 
  A  short  line  used  in  drawing  and  engraving,  especially  in 
  shading  and  denoting  different  surfaces,  as  in  map  drawing. 
  See  {Hatching}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hachure 
  n  :  shading  consisting  of  multiple  crossing  lines  [syn:  {hatch}, 
  {hatching},  {crosshatch}] 




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