crosshatched crosshatched

Definition(s):

  • (adj) shaded by means of fine parallel or crossed lines

Usage(s):

  1. In World War I, Paul Butin wore the eagles of a colonel on his shoulders, but when he stood his last review his sleeves were crosshatched with a sergeant's chevrons.
  2. Major thoroughfares are not for sale, but Laredo is crosshatched with little-used road ways that end in creeks or ditches.
  3. When Lucky Debonair crossed the finish line, a neck in front, his flank was crosshatched with welts.

News

  • 'The Grandmaster' is an elliptical beauty

    To be sure, there has never been a more beautiful kung fu movie than Wong Kar Wai's The Grandmaster: rigorously choreographed fight scenes captured in slow motion, bathed in golden light, in silvery curtains of rain; noirish tableaus crosshatched in shadow, the faces of the men chiseled, stoic, the faces of the women porcelain-like, serene; interior spaces - palatial brothels, bustling saloons ...
    on August 30, 2013     Source: Philly.com

Quotes

  • "The goal was to retain the Disney-esque features of most of the characters, together with the old school, crosshatched quality of the Tenniel illustrations," Liew explains.
    on Oct 17, 2009 By: Sonny Liew Source: Malaysia Star

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