hatch hatch  /ˈhætʃ/


  1. (n) the production of young from an egg
  2. (n) shading consisting of multiple crossing lines
  3. (n) a movable barrier covering a hatchway
  4. (v) emerge from the eggs
  5. (v) devise or invent
  6. (v) inlay with narrow strips or lines of a different substance such as gold or silver, for the purpose of decorating
  7. (v) draw, cut, or engrave lines, usually parallel, on metal, wood, or paper
  8. (v) sit on (eggs)

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  • Almost immediately, the frogman will again close the hatch, spray antiseptic around its edges, and then give the astronauts themselves a thorough spraying.


  1. DRIVEN: Can The Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG Obliterate The Hot Hatch Market?

    This is the new Mercedes A45 AMG, one of the most powerful hot hatches ever built.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Auto Spies

  2. High-school teen builds submarine

    The submarine's body may be constructed from drainage pipes and the hatch from a recycled skylight, but according to its 18-year-old inventor, this single-person U-boat can plunge to a depth of 30 feet and has already completed three successful dives.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: CNN

  3. Branstad crushes Hatch in governor's race

    GOVERNOR'S RACE: Incumbent Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad overpowers state Sen. Jack Hatch by a 2-1 margin in a hypothetical 2014 governor's race match-up, according to results of a new Des Moines Register Iowa Poll.
    on June 9, 2013     Source: The Des Moines Register

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