crosshatch
transitive verb Date: 1662 to mark with two series of parallel lines that intersectcrosshatch nouncross-hatching noun

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  • Crosshatch — Cross hatch ( h?ch ; 224), v. t. To shade by means of crosshatching. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crosshatch — [krôs′hach΄] vt., vi. to shade (a drawing) with two sets of parallel lines that cross each other …   English World dictionary

  • crosshatch — octothorp oc to*thorp, octothorpe oc to*thorpe, n. [octo eight + thorp Etymology of thorp uncertain. (ca. 1965). See quote below. Possibly derived from octalthorpe or octotherp (once used by the Bell System?).] A typographic symbol (#) having two …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crosshatch — 1. noun A pattern of crossing lines. 2. verb To mark or fill with a crosshatch pattern …   Wiktionary

  • 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

  • crosshatch — Synonyms and related words: autolithograph, be a printmaker, cartoon, carve, chalk, character, charcoal, chisel, color, copy, crayon, crease, cribble, cut, dash off, daub, delineate, depict, design, diagram, doodle, draft, draw, enchase, engrave …   Moby Thesaurus

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

  • crosshatch — cross•hatch [[t]ˈkrɔsˌhætʃ, ˈkrɒs [/t]] v. t. 1) to mark or shade with two or more intersecting series of parallel lines 2) a pattern or mark made with such lines • Etymology: 1815–25 cross′hatch ing, n …   From formal English to slang

  • crosshatch — /ˈkrɒshætʃ/ (say kroshach) verb (t) to hatch or shade with two or more intersecting series of parallel lines. –crosshatching, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • crosshatch — I noun shading consisting of multiple crossing lines • Syn: ↑hatch, ↑hatching, ↑hachure • Derivationally related forms: ↑hatch (for: ↑hachure), ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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