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crosshatch

[kraws-hach, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˌhætʃ, ˈkrɒs-/
verb (used with object)
1.
to mark or shade with two or more intersecting series of parallel lines.
noun
2.
a pattern or mark made with such lines.
Origin
1815-1825
1815-25; cross- + hatch3
Related forms
crosshatching, noun
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Examples from the web for crosshatch
  • If the crew needs a closer look at something, the ship changes course and runs east to west, creating a crosshatch.
  • The area formed by these yellow lines is shown with optional yellow diagonal crosshatch markings.
  • Additionally, parking in the blue crosshatch area designated for wheelchair lifts is prohibited and subject to a fine.
  • The two tapers and buffer zone between the solid double yellow lines are shown with optional yellow diagonal crosshatch markings.
  • The crosshatch may be on either side of the accessible parking space.
  • Abandonments may be indicated by stipple or crosshatch shading.
  • Once this work is saved, the user can make annotations and redactions transparent by using the crosshatch feature.
  • Optional dotted extension lines have been added in two places, and optional diagonal crosshatch lines have also been added.
  • Covers shall have a crosshatch pattern as per supplied drawing.
British Dictionary definitions for crosshatch

crosshatch

/ˈkrɒsˌhætʃ/
verb
1.
(drawing) to shade or hatch (forms, figures, etc) with two or more sets of parallel lines that cross one another
Derived Forms
crosshatching, noun
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