Definition of crosshatch in English:

crosshatch

Syllabification: cross·hatch
Pronunciation: /ˈkrôsˌhaCH
 
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verb

[with object] (often as noun crosshatching)
  • (In drawing or graphics) shade (an area) with intersecting sets of parallel lines.
    More example sentences
    • In the bundle of materials there is a map which identifies by cross-hatching various areas.
    • Among the very first techniques taught in art classes are how to render objects in a variety of ways: line, shadows, contour line, stippling, cross-hatching and so on.
    • Some of the shading techniques used were cross-hatching, stippling, spirals and close repetition of continuous lines.

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