the production of young from an egg
hatch, hatching, crosshatch, hachurenoun
shading consisting of multiple crossing lines
a movable barrier covering a hatchway
emerge from the eggs
"young birds, fish, and reptiles hatch"
think up, think of, dream up, hatch, concoctverb
devise or invent
"He thought up a plan to get rich quickly"; "no-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software"
inlay with narrow strips or lines of a different substance such as gold or silver, for the purpose of decorating
draw, cut, or engrave lines, usually parallel, on metal, wood, or paper
"hatch the sheet"
brood, hatch, cover, incubateverb
sit on (eggs)
"Birds brood"; "The female covers the eggs"
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: from the verb.
Something’s in his soul,
O’er which his melancholy sits on brood;
And, I do doubt, the hatch and the disclose
Will be some danger. William Shakespeare, Hamlet.
Something about, a little from the right,
In at the window, or else o’er the hatch. William Shakespeare, K. John.
To the king’s ship, invisible as thou art,
There shalt thou find the mariners asleep
Under the hatches. William Shakespeare, Tempest.
There she’s hid;
The mariners all under hatches stow’d. William Shakespeare, Tempest.
So seas, impell’d by winds with added pow’r,
Assault the sides, and o’er the hatches tow’r. Dryden.
A ship was fasten’d to the shore;
The plank was ready laid for safe ascent,
For shelter there the trembling shadow bent,
And skip’d and sculk’d, and under hatches went. Dryden.
He assures us how this fatherhood began in Adam, continued its course ’till the flood, got out of the ark with Noah, made and supported all the kings of the earth, ’till the captivity in Egypt, and then the poor fatherhood was under hatches. John Locke.
Etymology: hecken, German, as Stephen Skinner thinks, from heghen, eghen, œg, egg, Saxon.
When they have laid such a number of eggs as they can conveniently cover and hatch, they give over, and begin to sit. John Ray, on the Creation.
He kindly spreads his spacious wing,
And hatches plenty for th’ ensuing Spring. John Denham.
The tepid caves, and fens and shores,
Their brood as numerous hatch from th’ eggs, that soon
Bursting with kindly rupture, forth disclos’d
Their callow young. John Milton, Paradise Lost, b. vii.
Others hatch their eggs and tend the birth, ’till it is able to shift for itself. Joseph Addison, Spectator.
Which thing they very well know, and, I doubt not, will easily confess, who live to their great both toil and grief, where the blasphemies of Arrians are renewed by them; who, to hatch their heresy, have chosen those churches as fittest nests where Athanasius’s creed is not heard. Richard Hooker, b. v. s. 42.
He was a man harmless and faithful, and one who never hatched any hopes prejudicial to the king, but always intended his safety and honour. John Hayward.
Who first shall wound, through others arms, his blood appearing fresh,
Shall win this sword, silver’d and hatcht. George Chapman, Iliads.
Such as Agamemnon and the hand of Greece
Should hold up high in brass; and such again
As venerable Nestor, hatch’d in silver,
Should with a bond of air, strong as the axle-tree
On which heav’n rides, knit all the Grecian ears
To his experienc’d tongue. William Shakespeare, Troil. and Cressida.
Those tender hairs, and those hatching strokes of the pencil, which make a kind of minced meat in painting, are never able to deceive the sight. John Dryden, Dufresnoy.
He observed circumstances in eggs, whilst they were hatching, which varied. Boyle.
to cross with lines in a peculiar manner in drawing and engraving. See Hatching
to cross; to spot; to stain; to steep
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
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
to produce young; -- said of eggs; to come forth from the egg; -- said of the young of birds, fishes, insects, etc
the act of hatching
development; disclosure; discovery
the chickens produced at once or by one incubation; a brood
a door with an opening over it; a half door, sometimes set with spikes on the upper edge
a frame or weir in a river, for catching fish
a flood gate; a a sluice gate
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
an opening into, or in search of, a mine
to close with a hatch or hatches
Etymology: [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.]
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.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
hach, n. a door with an opening over it, a wicket or door made of cross-bars; the covering of a hatchway.—v.t. to close as with a hatch.—ns. Hatch′-boat, a kind of half-decked fishing-boat; Hatch′way, the opening in a ship's deck into the hold, or from one deck to another.—Under hatches, below deck, off duty, under arrest. [A.S. hæc, a gate; Dut. hek, a gate.]
hach, v.t. to produce, especially from eggs, by incubation: to originate: to plot.—v.i. to produce young: to be advancing towards maturity.—n. act of hatching: brood hatched.—ns. Hatch′er, one who, or that which, hatches; Hatch′ery, a place for hatching eggs, esp. those of fish, by artificial means.—Count the chickens before they are hatched, to depend too securely on some future and uncertain event. [Early M. E. hacchen, from an assumed A.S. hæccean; cf. Mid. High Ger. hecken, Sw. häcka.]
hach, v.t. to shade by minute lines crossing each other in drawing and engraving.—n. Hatch′ing, the mode of so shading. [O. Fr. hacher, to chop.]
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
An opening in a ship
The Foolish Dictionary, by Gideon Wurdz
To develop eggs. HATCHWAY Place for developing eggs; a hen-coop.
Dictionary of Nautical Terms
A half-door. A contrivance for trapping salmon. (See HECK.)
The numerical value of Hatch in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of Hatch in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
This is bigger than just the Hatch Act or any other law, this is about holding our government to the highest standard and not allowing individuals appointed by The President to be given special treatment when they flagrantly violate the law.
I don't think Orrin Hatch was involved in crimes but even then, you know, you can make anything a crime under the current laws if you want to, you can blow it way out of proportion, you can do a lot of things.
USPS has failed to implement sufficient controls to ensure compliance with the Hatch Act.
Usually what happens when a vessel is sinking is the master will ensure all compartments and hatches are shut so as to maintain buoyancy, on the Thunder, all the hatches had been opened, including the hatch leading to the fish hold.
I join the people of Utah in thanking my friend, Senator Orrin Hatch for his more than forty years of service to our great state and nation.
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- zosnovat, vysedět, vylíhnout, vyklubatCzech
- hecken, schlüpfen, brüten, ausbrüten, ausschlüpfen, LukeGerman
- kuoriutua, pesue, aueta, parveilu, tarjoiluluukku, huoltoluukku, luukku, hautoa, haudontaeräFinnish
- couvée, passe-plat, trappe, écoutille, éclore, naître, sortir de l'œufFrench
- guirScottish Gaelic
- incubare, passavivande, scoppiare, covare, tramare, covata, schiusa, complottare, botola, schiudersi, osteriggioItalian
- ハッチ, 孵化Japanese
- kopani, paoMāori
- het openbreken van een ei, op een ei broeden, een ei bevruchten, luik, uit het ei komenDutch
- klekke, lukeNorwegian
- escotilha, eclodirPortuguese
- urzi, clociRomanian
- вынашивать, шлюз, вывести, замыслить, выводить, люк, разработать, высиживать, вы́водок, лаз, лопнуть, лазейка, вылупиться, лопаться, вылупляться, высидеть, замышлять, разрабатывать, выноситьRussian
- kläcka, underhållslucka, serveringslucka, luckaSwedish
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