[ noun ha-shoor, hash-oor; verb ha-shoor ]
/ noun hæˈʃʊər, ˈhæʃ ʊər; verb hæˈʃʊər /
one of a series of short parallel lines drawn on a map to indicate topographic relief.
shading composed of such lines.
verb (used with object), ha·chured, ha·chur·ing.
Also hatch. to indicate or shade by hachures.
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Also hatch·ure [hach-er] /ˈhætʃ ər/ .
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British Dictionary definitions for hachure
/ (hæˈʃjʊə) /
hatchingSee hatch 3
shading of short lines drawn on a relief map to indicate gradients
(tr) to mark or show by hachures
Word Origin for hachure
C19: from French, from hacher to chop up, hatch ³
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