hatching

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

hatching (countable and uncountable, plural hatchings)

  1. A method of shading areas of a drawing or diagram with fine parallel lines.
  2. A group of birds, reptiles, fish, insects, etc., which emerge from their eggs at the same time.
    We got a good hatching from the swallowtail eggs.
  3. The act of an egg hatching, eclosion

TranslationsEdit

VerbEdit

hatching

  1. present participle of hatch