• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Crosshatching In drawing and line engraving, shading with lines that cross one another at an angle.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n crosshatching In drawing and engraving, the art of hatching or shading by parallel intersecting lines.
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In literature:

Here we have the inner crosshatching and the little dark blocks or squares around the border.
"Day Symbols of the Maya Year" by Cyrus Thomas

In news:

AutoCAD 2006 includes crosshatching improvements that save time -- and aggravation.
When Albany County installed the "To Interstate 87" right arrow signs, he said, "we did not adjust the turning radius indicated by the crosshatched striped area on the road.
Skinny but muscular, Lou Reed's looking good these days, and I'm telling you, close-up, that crosshatched, open-minded face reeks experience.
Crosshatch Hot Dogs on Grilled Croissants.

In science:

The rectangles attached to locations represent the verdicts in these locations when clock y progresses between 0 and 2, and after 2: dotted green for P ass, black for None, blue grid for Inconc and crosshatched red for Fail.
Off-line test selection with test purposes for non-deterministic timed automata
The white area represents the signal events, the hatched area represents the combinatoric background, the crosshatched area represents the D∗+ ℓ− ¯ν and the shaded area represents all the remaining backgrounds.
Prospects for B-Physics in the Next Decade
Crosshatched areas denote external faces; lines denote connected edge sets.
New correlation duality relations for the planar Potts model