from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- transitive verb To mark or shade with two or more intersecting sets of parallel lines.
- noun A pattern made by such lines.
- noun The symbol (#).
from The Century Dictionary.
- noun In engraving, a series of lines intersecting at right angles or diagonally.
- In engraving, to shade with lines crossing one another. See
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- transitive verb To shade by means of crosshatching.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun A pattern of crossing
- verb To mark or fill with a crosshatch pattern.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- verb shade with multiple crossing lines
- noun shading consisting of multiple crossing lines
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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.
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.
Score the skin of pork belly in a crosshatch pattern, leaving about 1½ inches between each slice.
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.
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.