hatchability
noun see hatch II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • hatchability — hatch·abil·i·ty …   English syllables

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  • hatch — hatch1 hatchable, adj. hatchability, n. hatcher, n. /hach/, v.t. 1. to bring forth (young) from the egg. 2. to cause young to emerge from (the egg) as by brooding or incubating. 3. to bring forth or produce; devise; create …   Universalium

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