hatched hatched  /ˈhætʃt/


  1. (adj) emerged from an egg
  2. (adj) shaded by means of fine parallel or crossed lines


  1. It was when he met famed enginemaker Sam Williams in the mid-1990s that the dream for Eclipse was hatched.
  2. Recently hatched, this newfangled search engine, created by an Amazon.
  3. An ambitious construction scheme was hatched in the early '80s by local officials and organizations determined to tame the river.


  1. MidAmerican names its falcon chicks

    MidAmerican Energy Co. has announced the names of its Peregrine falcon chicks that recently hatched in nesting boxes in Davenport and at its Louisa Generating Station, Muscatine. 
    on June 17, 2013     Source: Quad-City Times

  2. Bust out the bug spray! Big mosquito brood hatched

    The Metropolitan Mosquito Control District estimates the mosquito population is about two weeks behind schedule after a soggy spring, but after one day of sun, a big brood hatched overnight.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KARE 11 Minneapolis-St. Paul

  3. MidAmerican Releases Names of 4 Falcon Chicks

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) - MidAmerican Energy Company is announcing the names of four peregrine falcon chicks that hatched recently in utility nesting boxes in Davenport and Muscatine.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: KCRG-TV9 Cedar Rapids


  1. "Against my will, as a last resort, I had to impose the emergency in order to save Pakistan," Musharraf said. "The conspiracy was hatched to destabilize the country. I cannot tell how much pain the nation and I suffered due to this...
    on Dec 15, 2007 By: Pervez Musharraf Source: Washington Post

  2. "Clearly, a scheme had been hatched in the mind of the governor," Jackson said.
    on Dec 12, 2008 By: Jesse Jackson Jr Source: FOXNews

  3. "The reason we're in Afghanistan today is that's where the Taliban supported Al-Qaida as they hatched up the September 11 attacks on the United States," said Bill Graham, a former Liberal foreign affairs and defence minister who played a key...
    on Jan 30, 2008 By: Bill Graham Source: Canoe.ca

Word of the Day
infatuated infatuated
/ɪn ˈfæ tʃu ˌeɪ tɪd /