Definition of crosshatch in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈkrôsˌhaCH/
Pronunciation: /ˈkräsˌhaCH/


[with object] (often as noun crosshatching)
(In drawing or graphics) shade (an area) with intersecting sets of parallel lines.
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.

Words that rhyme with crosshatch

attach, batch, catch, detach, hatch, latch, match, mismatch, natch, outmatch, patch, scratch, thatch

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Syllabification: cross·hatch

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