Meaning of “cross-hatching” in the English Dictionary

"cross-hatching" in English

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cross-hatchingnoun [ U ]

uk /ˈkrɒs.hætʃ.ɪŋ/ us /ˈkrɑːs.hætʃ.ɪŋ/
verb [ I or T ] uk /ˈkrɒs.hætʃ/ us /ˈkrɑːs.hætʃ/ also hatch
adjective uk /ˈkrɒs.hætʃt/ us /ˈkrɑːs.hætʃt/

Examples from literature

  • The old mechanical process of constructing tones by cross-hatching is now almost obsolete. 

(Definition of “cross-hatching” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)