What does hachure mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

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

    shading consisting of multiple crossing lines


  1. hachure(Noun)

    A line on a map indicating the steepness of a slope.

  2. Origin: From hachure#French, from hacher.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hachure(noun)

    a short line used in drawing and engraving, especially in shading and denoting different surfaces, as in map drawing. See Hatching

  2. Origin: [F., fr. hacher to hack. See Hatching.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hachure

    hash′ūr, n. Same as Hatching.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hachure in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hachure in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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