- to mark or shade with two or more intersecting series of parallel lines.
- a pattern or mark made with such lines.
Origin of crosshatch
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Examples from the Web for cross-hatching
No scrawling or scratching, or cross-hatching, or 'free' work of any sort.Ariadne Florentina
All the cross-hatching was done with the triangle of 60 degrees and that of 90 degrees.
It may be known to be a sectional view by the cross-hatching or section lines.
Turner, the Rev. William, his opinion of cross-hatching, 562.A Treatise on Wood Engraving
There is a maximum of outline-work, a minimum of shading and no cross-hatching.Early Illustrated Books
Alfred W. Pollard
- drawing to shade or hatch (forms, figures, etc) with two or more sets of parallel lines that cross one another
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