hatches 1 of 2

plural of hatch
as in doors
a barrier by which an entry is closed and opened watertight hatches provided access through the ship's bulkheads

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2 of 2


present tense third-person singular of hatch
as in spawns
to cover and warm eggs as the young inside develop the mallards and geese have begun hatching in their nests down by the pond

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“Hatches.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/hatches. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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