Definitions for hatch

Definitions for (noun) hatch

Main entry: hatch

Definition: a movable barrier covering a hatchway

Main entry: crosshatch, hachure, hatch, hatching

Definition: shading consisting of multiple crossing lines

Main entry: hatch, hatching

Definition: the production of young from an egg

Definitions for (verb) hatch

Main entry: brood, incubate, hatch, cover

Definition: sit on (eggs)

Usage: Birds brood; The female covers the eggs

Main entry: hatch

Definition: emerge from the eggs

Usage: young birds, fish, and reptiles hatch

Main entry: hatch

Definition: draw, cut, or engrave lines, usually parallel, on metal, wood, or paper

Usage: hatch the sheet

Main entry: concoct, dream up, hatch, think of, think up

Definition: devise or invent

Usage: He thought up a plan to get rich quickly; no-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software

Main entry: hatch

Definition: inlay with narrow strips or lines of a different substance such as gold or silver, for the purpose of decorating

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