hatching

Definitions of hatching
  1. noun
    the production of young from an egg
    synonyms: hatch
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    type of:
    birth, birthing, giving birth, parturition
    the process of giving birth
  2. noun
    shading consisting of multiple crossing lines
    synonyms: crosshatch, hachure, hatch
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    type of:
    shading
    graded markings that indicate light or shaded areas in a drawing or painting
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