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hatches

noun
plural of hatch

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a barrier by which an entry is closed and opened
  • watertight hatches provided access through the ship's bulkheads

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hatches

verb
present tense third-person singular of hatch

Synonyms of hatches (Entry 2 of 2)

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 28 Oct. 2021.

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