crosshatch

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verb cross·hatch \ˈkrȯs-ˌhach\

Definition of crosshatch

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to mark with two series of parallel lines that intersect

crosshatch

noun

cross–hatching

play \ˈkrȯs-ˌha-chiŋ\ noun

Examples of crosshatch in a Sentence

  1. The fields were crosshatched by plowed paths.

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First Known Use of crosshatch

1662


CROSSHATCH Defined for English Language Learners

crosshatch

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verb

Definition of crosshatch for English Language Learners

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

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