Definition of Crosshatching

1. n. In drawing and line engraving, shading with lines that cross one another at an angle.



Definition of Crosshatching

1. Verb. (present participle of crosshatch) ¹

2. Noun. (arts) A method of showing shading by means of multiple small lines that intersect. ¹

3. Noun. A method of indicating terrain on a map by using the same technique. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Crosshatching

1. crosshatch [v] - See also: crosshatch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crosshatching

crossfostering
crossfunctional
crossgender
crossgrade
crossgraded
crossgrades
crossgrading
crossgrained
crossguard
crossguards
crosshair
crosshairs
crosshatch
crosshatched
crosshatches
crosshatching (current term)
crosshatchings
crosshead
crossheading
crossheads
crossing
crossing guard
crossing guards
crossing number
crossing one's fingers
crossing over
crossing swords
crossing the aisle
crossing the floor
crossing the line

Literary usage of Crosshatching

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1. Modern Shop Practice: A General Reference Work by Howard Monroe Raymond, American Technical Society (1917)
"crosshatching consists of drawing medium width lines, regularly spaced, ... 8 shows the use of crosshatching when the section taken is through different ..."

2. Machine Drawing: A Practical Guide to the Standard Methods of Graphical by Charles Lewis Griffin, Charles Clyde Adams (1914)
"crosshatching consists of drawing medium width lines, regularly spaced, ... 8 shows the use of crosshatching when the section taken is through different ..."

3. The Red-figure Pottery by Sharon Herbert (1977)
"crosshatching as a decorative pattern on Corinthian-type ... continues to be more popular than crosshatching down through the third quarter of the 4th ..."

4. Working Drawings of Machinery by Walter Herman James, Malcolm Charles Mackenzie (1913)
"21. dotted outline and full crosshatching, and sometimes both outlines and ... crosshatching. Those parts of the piece which are cut by the section plane ..."

5. Mechanical Drawing: Outline of Course Engineering, 3a, Harvard University by Frank Lowell Kennedy, A. E. Norton (1908)
"crosshatching. (1) Used to indicate the " cross section " of an object. ... (4) When a drawing is to be traced, the crosshatching is often omitted from the ..."

6. Mechanical Drawing for Secondary Schools by Fred Duane Crawshaw, James David Phillips (1916)
"(b) At what angles are the crosshatching lines drawn ? (c) What is the usual distance between crosshatching lines? 18. (a) What is a principal center line? ..."

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