cross-hatching

cross-hatching
\\ˈ ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷\ noun
1.
a. : the process of marking with crosshatch
b. : the effect produced by such a process
2. : a pottery design that consists of two series of parallel lines intersecting each other usually at an oblique angle and is typical of Hopewell pottery

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crossˈ-hatching noun
(in drawing, etc) shading by intersecting sets of parallel lines
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Main Entry:cross

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cross-hatching UK US noun [uncountable]
a pattern of parallel lines that are drawn across each other, used especially in drawings for showing dark areas
Thesaurus: patterns and arrangementshyponym

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cross-hatching noun [noncount]

The artist used cross-hatching to fill in the shaded areas.

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Main Entry:crosshatch

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ˈcross-hatching ; noun uncountable
Main entry:cross-hatchderived

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