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English noun: hatch

1. hatch (process) the production of young from an egg


Synonymshatching


Broader (hypernym)birth, birthing, giving birth, parturition

2. hatch (attribute) shading consisting of multiple crossing lines


Synonymscrosshatch, hachure, hatching


Broader (hypernym)shading

3. hatch (artifact) a movable barrier covering a hatchway


Broader (hypernym)movable barrier


Narrower (hyponym)cargo hatch


Part meronymhatchway, opening, scuttle


English verb: hatch

1. hatch (body) emerge from the eggs


SamplesYoung birds, fish, and reptiles hatch.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)be born


Verb groupbrood, cover, hatch, incubate

2. hatch (creation) devise or invent


SamplesHe thought up a plan to get rich quickly.
No-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software.


ExamplesDid he hatch his major works over a short period of time?


Synonymsconcoct, dream up, think of, think up


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)create by mental act, create mentally


Narrower (hyponym)cook up, fabricate, idealise, idealize, invent, make up, manufacture

3. hatch (creation) inlay with narrow strips or lines of a different substance such as gold or silver, for the purpose of decorating


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)inlay


Domain categoryhandicraft

4. hatch (contact) draw, cut, or engrave lines, usually parallel, on metal, wood, or paper


SamplesHatch the sheet.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)line

5. hatch (body) sit on (eggs)


SamplesBirds brood.
The female covers the eggs.


Synonymsbrood, cover, incubate


Pattern of useSomebody ----s


Broader (hypernym)multiply, procreate, reproduce


Entailsit, sit down


Verb groupbreed, cover, hatch









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