noun (U) lines drawn across part of a picture, diagram etc to show that something is made of different material, or to produce the effect of shade

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  • cross-hatching — cross .hatching n [U] lines drawn across part of a picture, ↑diagram etc to show that something is made of different material, or to produce the effect of shade …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 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… …   Useful english dictionary

  • cross-hatching — kryžminė brūkšniuotė statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis Paviršiaus šešėliavimas, padengiant jį vienodais atstumais išdėstytomis susikertančiomis linijomis. Kryžminė brūkšniuotė yra vienas iš kelių galimų grafinių figūrų sričių užpildymo… …   Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas

  • cross hatching — Synonyms and related words: arabesque, band, bar, basketry, basketwork, burr, cancellation, chiseling, crossing out, dash, delineation, demitint, diagonal, dotted line, engravement, engraving, etch, etching, filigree, fret, fretwork, gem… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cross-hatching — noun see crosshatch …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • cross-hatching — See crosshatch. * * * …   Universalium

  • 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 …   English dictionary

  • hatching and cross-hatching —    Creating tonal or shading effects with closely spaced parallel lines. When more such lines are placed at an angle across the first, it is called cross hatching. Artists use this technique, varying the length, angle, closeness and other… …   Glossary of Art Terms

  • Cross-hatching (writing) — For other uses, see Hatching. Cross hatched letter of 1837, Confederate States of America. Cross hatching describes the use of the technique of turning a page 90 degrees when writing to fill another page of text in the same space. This was a… …   Wikipedia

  • Cancellated [cross hatching] structure — Решётчатая структура …   Краткий толковый словарь по полиграфии