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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 of crosshatch
1815-1825
First recorded in 1815-25; cross- + hatch3
Related forms
crosshatching, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for crosshatching

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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