hatching definition

  • noun:
    • good outlines found in visual arts to exhibit shading.
    • The process of decorating with such outlines.
    • A method of shading regions of a drawing or diagram with fine parallel lines.
    • A group of birds, reptiles, seafood, pests, etc., which emerge from their particular eggs in addition.
    • The act of an egg hatching, eclosion
    • A mode of execution in engraving, attracting, and miniature painting, in which shading is produced by lines crossing each other at angles just about intense; -- called in addition crosshatching.
    • In attracting, engraving, etc., the art of disposing outlines, specially parallel lines, whether curved, straight, or wavy, to be able to supply the aftereffect of shading, in accordance with the shape and character associated with object represented.
    • A line created for this purpose, or such lines collectively.
    • additionally hachure, hatchure.
    • producing youthful from an egg
    • shading consisting of multiple crossing outlines
  • verb:
    • provide participle of hatch.

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