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Meaning of HATCHING

Pronunciation:  'haching

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  shading consisting of multiple crossing lines
  2. [n]  the production of young from an egg
  3. [adj]  good at incubating eggs especially a fowl kept for that purpose; "a brood hen"
 

HATCHING is a 8 letter word that starts with H.

 

 Synonyms: brood, brooding, crosshatch, hachure, hatch, hatch, oviparous
 
 See Also: birth, birthing, giving birth, parturition, shading

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\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}.

 
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