verb cross·hatch \ˈkrs-ˌhach\

: to mark or draw (something) with sets of lines that cross each other

Full Definition of CROSSHATCH

transitive verb
:  to mark with two series of parallel lines that intersect
crosshatch noun
cross–hatch·ing noun

Examples of CROSSHATCH

  1. The fields were crosshatched by plowed paths.

First Known Use of CROSSHATCH



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