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Meaning of hatch

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the production of young from an egg [syn: {hatch},
      2: shading consisting of multiple crossing lines [syn: {hatch},
         {hatching}, {crosshatch}, {hachure}]
      3: a movable barrier covering a hatchway
      v 1: emerge from the eggs; "young birds, fish, and reptiles
      2: devise or invent; "He thought up a plan to get rich quickly";
         "no-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software"
         [syn: {think up}, {think of}, {dream up}, {hatch}, {concoct}]
      3: inlay with narrow strips or lines of a different substance
         such as gold or silver, for the purpose of decorating
      4: draw, cut, or engrave lines, usually parallel, on metal,
         wood, or paper; "hatch the sheet"
      5: sit on (eggs); "Birds brood"; "The female covers the eggs"
         [syn: {brood}, {hatch}, {cover}, {incubate}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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