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hachure

1hachure

noun ha·chure \ha-ˈshr\

Definition of HACHURE

:  a short line used for shading and denoting surfaces in relief (as in map drawing) and drawn in the direction of slope

Origin of HACHURE

French, from hacher to chop up, hash
First Known Use: 1858

2hachure

verb
ha·churedha·chur·ing

Definition of HACHURE

transitive verb
:  to shade with or show by hachures

First Known Use of HACHURE

circa 1859

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