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cross-hatching

noun [U] uk   /ˈkrɒs.hætʃ.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈkrɑːs-/
two groups of parallel lines that are drawn close together across each other, especially at an angle of 90°, on parts of a picture to show differences of light and darkness
cross-hatch
verb [I or T] uk   /ˈkrɒs.hætʃ/  us   /ˈkrɑːs-/ (also hatch)
cross-hatched
adjective uk   /ˈkrɒs.hætʃt/  us   /ˈkrɑːs-/
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