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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Hatch v. t. [imp. & p. p. Hatched p. pr. & vb. n. Hatching.]
 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)

 Hatch·ing, n.  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) 2.0

      n 1: the production of young from an egg [syn: hatch]
      2: shading consisting of multiple crossing lines [syn: hatch,
          crosshatch, hachure]