Crosshatching
Crosshatching Cross"hatch`ing, n. In drawing and line engraving, shading with lines that cross one another at an angle. [1913 Webster]

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  • crosshatching — Hatching Hatch ing, n. [See 1st {Hatch}.] A mode of execution in engraving, drawing, and miniature painting, in which shading is produced by lines crossing each other at angles more or less acute; called also {crosshatching}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crosshatching — noun a) A method of showing shading by means of multiple small lines that intersect. b) A method of indicating terrain on a map by using the same technique …   Wiktionary

  • crosshatching — cross|hatch|ing [ krɔs,hætʃıŋ ] noun uncount a pattern of parallel lines that are drawn across each other, used especially in drawings for showing dark areas …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • crosshatching — v. draw crisscrossing lines n. pattern created by many intersecting perpendicular lines (Art) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • crosshatch — crosshatching, n. /kraws hach , kros /, v.t. 1. to mark or shade with two or more intersecting series of parallel lines. n. 2. a pattern or mark made with such lines. [1815 25; CROSS + HATCH3] * * * …   Universalium

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  • Hatching — For the emergence of young from an egg, see Egg (biology). For the crosshatch symbol, see Number sign. Albrecht Dürer, Veronica, engraving, 1513. Example of hatching (e.g., background) and cross hatching in many darker areas (visible if viewed at …   Wikipedia

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