hachure: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (n.ha-shoor', hash'oorv.ha-shoor'), [key]
— n., v., -chured, -chur•ing.
  1. one of a series of short parallel lines drawn on a map to indicate topographic relief.
  2. shading composed of such lines; hatching.
  1. to indicate or shade by hachures.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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