cross-hatching Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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cross-hatchingnoun [U]

uk   /ˈkrɒs.hætʃ.ɪŋ/  us   /ˈkrɑːs-/
two ​groups of ​parallellines that are ​drawnclose together ​across each other, ​especially at an ​angle of 90°, on ​parts of a ​picture to show ​differences of ​light and ​darkness
verb [I or T] uk   /ˈkrɒs.hætʃ/  us   /ˈkrɑːs-/ (also hatch)
adjective uk   /ˈkrɒs.hætʃt/  us   /ˈkrɑːs-/
(Definition of cross-hatching from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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