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hatches, plural;
  1. (in fine art and technical drawing) Shade (an area) with closely drawn parallel lines
    • - the miniaturist's use of hatching and stippling
  1. A newly hatched brood
    • - a hatch of mayflies

  1. the production of young from an egg
  2. emerge from the eggs; "young birds, fish, and reptiles hatch"
  3. shading consisting of multiple crossing lines
  4. think up: devise or invent; "He thought up a plan to get rich quickly"; "no-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software"
  5. a movable barrier covering a hatchway
  6. inlay with narrow strips or lines of a different substance such as gold or silver, for the purpose of decorating
  7. A trapdoor is a door set into a floor or ceiling (depending on what side of the door one is on).
  8. The surname Hatch may refer to: * Annia Hatch, a Cuban-American gymnast, who competed at the 2004 Olympics * Carl Hatch, a Democrat United States Senator from New Mexico, serving from 1933 until 1949 * David Hatch, (1939-2007), was involved in production and management at BBC Radio * Edward ...
  9. Hatching (hachure in French) is an artistic technique used to create tonal or shading effects by drawing (or painting or scribing) closely spaced parallel lines. (It is also used in monochromatic heraldic representations to indicate what the tincture of a "full-colour" emblazon would be. ...
  10. (Hatching (heraldry)) The system of heraldry has two main methods to designate the tinctures of arms in uncolored illustrations: hatching and tricking. Hatching, i.e. patterns of lines and dots, is the most common method to designate colours on uncoloured surfaces, like engravings, seals and coins.
  11. A horizontal door in a floor or ceiling; A trapdoor; An opening in a wall at window height for the purpose of serving food or other items; A small door in large mechanical structures and vehicles such as aircraft and spacecraft often provided for access for maintenance; A narrow passageway ...
  12. (Hatched) The ducklings have hatched!  But we missed it.  We came home yesterday to find mama duck had left the nest with her new babies.  She is a smart mama as we have 4 cats in our cul-de-sac and our very curious bird hunting type dog.  Smart mama indeedy!  5 out of the 10 eggs hatched. ...
  13. (Hatches) (1) Covers over a cargo space or the entry to a cabin. (2) Rear entrance to the stern cabin of a narrowboat.
  14. Under the hatches; in trouble, distress, or debt.
  15. (hatching) A technique used in drawing and linear forms of printmaking, in which lines are placed in parallel series to darken the value of an area. Cross-hatching is drawing one set of hatchings over another in a different direction so that the lines cross.
  16. (15. Hatching) a method of tonal shading using criss-cross lines.
  17. (HATCHING) [eclosion] in sea urchins, when the blastula breaks free of the fertilization membrane and becomes free swimming.
  18. (Hatching) Is the process that precedes implantation by which an embryo at the blastocyst stage separates from the zona pellucida.
  19. (Hatching) The parallel lines filling areas in a drawing to indicate for instance, differences in materials.
  20. (Hatching) The printing of irregular patterns of ink, usually to the surface of sheets of paper within a multi-part set, which render the image created unreadable- this is to ‘hide’ certain information, which is required not to be read by certain recipients of forms. ...
  21. (Hatching) The process of chick exiting the egg.  Eggs can be hatched in the Incubator if they can be prevented from turning.  Usually eggs are moved to a Hatcher for the hatching process.
  22. (Hatching) The social event at which newly-hatched dragonets telepathically bond with their riders.
  23. (Hatching) This technique creates a drawing created from lines running in one direction. The spacing, direction and thickness dictate how dark and area looks.
  24. (Hatching) a series of roughly parallel strokes in a drawing, generally used to indicate the orientation of planes on a form to suggest its rounded plasticity.
  25. (Hatching) irregular ink patterns that are printed on top of text or on the inside of an envelope to make the contents unreadable, usually for confidentiality reasons.