Dictionary.com

crosshatch

[ kraws-hach, kros- ]
/ ˈkrɔsˌhætʃ, ˈkrɒs- /
Save This Word!

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.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON AFFECT VS. EFFECT!
In effect, this quiz will prove whether or not you have the skills to know the difference between “affect” and “effect.”
Question 1 of 7
The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of crosshatch

First recorded in 1815–25; cross- + hatch3

OTHER WORDS FROM crosshatch

crosshatching, noun
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

British Dictionary definitions for crosshatch

crosshatch
/ (ˈkrɒsˌhætʃ) /

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

Derived forms of crosshatch

crosshatching, noun
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK