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hatching

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Noun hatching has 2 senses
  1. hatch, hatching - the production of young from an egg
    --1 is a kind of parturition, birth, giving birth, birthing
    Derived form: verb hatch1
  2. hatch, hatching, crosshatch, hachure - shading consisting of multiple crossing lines
    --2 is a kind of shading
    Derived form: verb hatch4
Verb hatch has 5 senses
  1. hatch - emerge from the eggs; "young birds, fish, and reptiles hatch"
    --1 is one way to
    be born
    Derived forms: noun hatch1, noun hatching1, noun hatchery1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  2. think up, think of, dream up, hatch, concoct - devise or invent; "He thought up a plan to get rich quickly"; "no-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software"
    --2 is one way to create by mental act, create mentally
    Sample sentence:
    Did he hatch his major works over a short period of time?
  3. hatch - inlay with narrow strips or lines of a different substance such as gold or silver, for the purpose of decorating
    --3 is one way to
    inlay
    Derived form: noun hatch2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  4. hatch - draw, cut, or engrave lines, usually parallel, on metal, wood, or paper; "hatch the sheet"
    --4 is one way to
    line
    Derived forms: noun hatch2, noun hachure1, noun hatching2
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. brood, hatch, cover, incubate - sit on (eggs); "Birds brood"; "The female covers the eggs"
    --5 is one way to reproduce, procreate, multiply
    Derived form: noun hatch1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
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