HATCHING MEANING IN ENGLISH

• Hatching Definition & Synonyms

  1. (n.) 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.
  2. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Hatch


Synonyms:
Brood, Brooding, Hachure, Hatch,

• Hatch Definition & Synonyms

  1. (v. t.) To produce, as young, from an egg or eggs by incubation, or by artificial heat; to produce young from (eggs); as, the young when hatched.
  2. (n.) An opening in the deck of a vessel or floor of a warehouse which serves as a passageway or hoistway; a hatchway; also; a cover or door, or one of the covers used in closing such an opening.
  3. (v. i.) To produce young; -- said of eggs; to come forth from the egg; -- said of the young of birds, fishes, insects, etc.
  4. (v. t.) To contrive or plot; to form by meditation, and bring into being; to originate and produce; to concoct; as, to hatch mischief; to hatch heresy.
  5. (n.) A bedstead.
  6. (n.) A door with an opening over it; a half door, sometimes set with spikes on the upper edge.
  7. (n.) The chickens produced at once or by one incubation; a brood.
  8. (n.) Development; disclosure; discovery.
  9. (n.) A frame or weir in a river, for catching fish.
  10. (v. t.) To cross with lines in a peculiar manner in drawing and engraving. See Hatching.
  11. (v. t.) To cross; to spot; to stain; to steep.
  12. (n.) A flood gate; a a sluice gate.
  13. (n.) The act of hatching.
  14. (n.) An opening into, or in search of, a mine.
  15. (v. t.) To close with a hatch or hatches.


Synonyms:
Brood, Concoct, Cover, Hachure, Hatching, Incubate,

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