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hatching


  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hatch  \Hatch\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Hatched};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Hatching}.]  [F.  hacher  to  chop,  hack.  See  {Hash}.] 
  1.  To  cross  with  lines  in  a  peculiar  manner  in  drawing  and 
  engraving.  See  {Hatching}. 
 
  Shall  win  this  sword,  silvered  and  hatched. 
  --Chapman. 
 
  Those  hatching  strokes  of  the  pencil.  --Dryden. 
 
  2.  To  cross;  to  spot;  to  stain;  to  steep.  [Obs.] 
 
  His  weapon  hatched  in  blood.  --Beau.  &  Fl 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Hatching  \Hatch"ing\,  n.  [See  1st  {Hatch}.] 
  A  mode  of  execution  in  engraving,  drawing,  and  miniature 
  painting,  in  which  shading  is  produced  by  lines  crossing  each 
  other  at  angles  more  or  less  acute;  --  called  also 
  {crosshatching}. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  hatching 
  adj  :  good  at  incubating  eggs  especially  a  fowl  kept  for  that 
  purpose;  "a  brood  hen"  [syn:  {brood},  {brooding}] 
  n  1:  the  production  of  young  from  an  egg  [syn:  {hatch}] 
  2:  shading  consisting  of  multiple  crossing  lines  [syn:  {hatch}, 
  {crosshatch},  {hachure}] 




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