American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To mark or shade with two or more sets of intersecting parallel lines.
- n. A pattern made by such lines.
- n. The symbol (#).
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In engraving, a series of lines intersecting at right angles or diagonally.
- In engraving, to shade with lines crossing one another. See cross-hatching.
- n. A pattern of crossing lines.
- v. To mark or fill with a crosshatch pattern.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To shade by means of crosshatching.
- v. shade with multiple crossing lines
- n. shading consisting of multiple crossing lines
“These were east-west ridges, what is called crosshatch fighting.”
“Beneath the crosshatch gazes of the satellites and above the maze of sound, seahorse clouds exhale a glaucoma haze before they are absorbed into surveillance footage.”
“Score the skin of pork belly in a crosshatch pattern, leaving about 1½ inches between each slice.”
“Dip both sides of the bread slices in the egg mixture, remove, and allow the excess to drip off and place on the grill btw, this is a great time to try to get those grilled crosshatch marks on the bread - see page 132.”
“She ran a cold fingertip along a fading crosshatch of scars on her inner forearm.”
“By the time Saturday programming rolls around, geekdom at San Diego Comic-Con 2010 will reach a fever pitch of camping out and costumes and more lines than an R. Crumb crosshatch.”
“Every window of the hotel looks inward to a crosshatch of courtyards and fountains, banyans and Madeira palms.”
“The Super Sport is immediately recognizable, thanks in no small part to a body made entirely of carbon fiber--the über-expensive material and crosshatch pattern is unmistakable.”
“Forest and wetlands dot the acres of public and private dunes that curl around Saugatuck city, a crosshatch of boutiques and inns.”
“Lightly score the flank steak on each side in a 1-inch crosshatch pattern.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘crosshatch’.
A list of words that are odd or words that I have looked up.
manners of hat - some vague, many trite, some not
drop of a hat, talk through (one..., take off (ones) hat, throw in hat, under (ones) hat, hat in hand, hats off, chit-chat, crosshatch, all hat and no ca..., cat in the hat co..., pass the hat around and 52 more...
The Northern Territory of Australia. Suggestions welcome.
words and phrases containing cross
Looking for tweets for crosshatch.