hachure

[n. ha-shoor, hash-oor; v. ha-shoor]
noun
1.
one of a series of short parallel lines drawn on a map to indicate topographic relief.
2.
shading composed of such lines; hatching.
verb (used with object), hachured, hachuring.
3.
Also, hatch. to indicate or shade by hachures.
Also, hatchure.


Origin:
1855–60; < French; see hatch3, -ure

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hachure (hæˈʃjʊə)
 
n
1.  See hatch hatching
2.  shading of short lines drawn on a relief map to indicate gradients
 
vb
3.  (tr) to mark or show by hachures
 
[C19: from French, from hacher to chop up, hatch³]

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Use hachure marks within the county areas in which the project is located unless space is not available.
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