crosshatch

[kraws-hach, kros-]
noun
  1. 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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British Dictionary definitions for crosshatching

crosshatch

verb
  1. 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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