crosshatch

[kraws-hach, kros-]
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verb (used with object)

to mark or shade with two or more intersecting series of parallel lines.

noun

a pattern or mark made with such lines.

Origin of crosshatch

First recorded in 1815–25; cross- + hatch3
Related formscross·hatch·ing, noun
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crosshatch

verb

drawing to shade or hatch (forms, figures, etc) with two or more sets of parallel lines that cross one another
Derived Formscrosshatching, noun
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