Definitions for hatchhætʃ

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. hatch, hatching(noun)

    the production of young from an egg

  2. hatch, hatching, crosshatch, hachure(noun)

    shading consisting of multiple crossing lines

  3. hatch(verb)

    a movable barrier covering a hatchway

  4. hatch(verb)

    emerge from the eggs

    "young birds, fish, and reptiles hatch"

  5. think up, think of, dream up, hatch, concoct(verb)

    devise or invent

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

  6. hatch(verb)

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

  7. hatch(verb)

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

    "hatch the sheet"

  8. brood, hatch, cover, incubate(verb)

    sit on (eggs)

    "Birds brood"; "The female covers the eggs"

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Hatch(verb)

    to cross with lines in a peculiar manner in drawing and engraving. See Hatching

  2. Hatch(verb)

    to cross; to spot; to stain; to steep

  3. Hatch(verb)

    to produce, as young, from an egg or eggs by incubation, or by artificial heat; to produce young from (eggs); as, the young when hatched

  4. Hatch(verb)

    to contrive or plot; to form by meditation, and bring into being; to originate and produce; to concoct; as, to hatch mischief; to hatch heresy

  5. Hatch(verb)

    to produce young; -- said of eggs; to come forth from the egg; -- said of the young of birds, fishes, insects, etc

  6. Hatch(noun)

    the act of hatching

  7. Hatch(noun)

    development; disclosure; discovery

  8. Hatch(noun)

    the chickens produced at once or by one incubation; a brood

  9. Hatch(noun)

    a door with an opening over it; a half door, sometimes set with spikes on the upper edge

  10. Hatch(noun)

    a frame or weir in a river, for catching fish

  11. Hatch(noun)

    a flood gate; a a sluice gate

  12. Hatch(noun)

    a bedstead

  13. Hatch(noun)

    an opening in the deck of a vessel or floor of a warehouse which serves as a passageway or hoistway; a hatchway; also; a cover or door, or one of the covers used in closing such an opening

  14. Hatch(noun)

    an opening into, or in search of, a mine

  15. Hatch(verb)

    to close with a hatch or hatches

  16. Origin: [OE. hacchen, hetchen; akin to G. hecken, Dan. hekke; cf. MHG. hagen bull; perh. akin to E. hatch a half door, and originally meaning, to produce under a hatch. 12.]

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  1. Hatch

    Hatch is a town in Garfield County, Utah, United States. The population was 127 at the 2000 census. It is approximately 217 miles from Salt Lake City.

Dictionary of Military and Associated TermsRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. hatch

    An opening in a ship

The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon WurdzRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. HATCH

    To develop eggs. HATCHWAY Place for developing eggs; a hen-coop.


Translations for hatch

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  • vylíhnout, vyklubat, vysedět, zosnovatCzech
  • schlüpfen, ausschlüpfen, ausbrüten, Luke, brüten, heckenGerman
  • escotillaSpanish
  • huoltoluukku, luukku, hautoa, pesue, tarjoiluluukku, parveilu, kuoriutua, aueta, haudontaeräFinnish
  • passe-plat, trappe, naître, sortir de l'œuf, couvée, écoutille, écloreFrench
  • guirScottish Gaelic
  • palkaIndonesian
  • complottare, botola, osteriggio, schiudersi, incubare, covare, tramare, schiusa, passavivande, covata, scoppiareItalian
  • 孵化, ハッチJapanese
  • pao, kopaniMāori
  • uit het ei komen, een ei bevruchten, op een ei broeden, het openbreken van een ei, luikDutch
  • luke, klekkeNorwegian
  • escotilha, eclodirPortuguese
  • cloci, urziRomanian
  • люк, вы́водок, лаз, лазейка, вылупиться, лопаться, высидеть, замышлять, разрабатывать, выносить, вылупляться, шлюз, лопнуть, высиживать, разработать, выводить, замыслить, вывести, вынашиватьRussian
  • lucka, kläcka, serveringslucka, underhållsluckaSwedish

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