|1.||[ verb ] emerge from the eggs; of birds, fish, or reptiles|
|Related terms:||be_born brood|
|2.||[ verb ] devise or invent|
|Synonyms:||think_of dream_up think_up concoct|
"He thought up a plan to get rich quickly" "no-one had ever thought of such a clever piece of software"
|Related terms:||create_by_mental_act fabricate idealize concoction|
|3.||[ verb ] sit on (eggs)|
|Synonyms:||incubate cover brood|
"Birds brood" "The female covers the eggs"
|Related terms:||reproduce breed brooding incubator sit_down|
|4.||[ noun ] (color) shading consisting of multiple crossing lines|
|Synonyms:||crosshatch hachure hatching|
|5.||[ noun ] (biology) the production of young from an egg|
|6.||[ verb ] draw, cut, or engrave lines, usually parallel, on metal, wood, or paper|
"hatch the sheet"
|7.||[ verb ] inlay with narrow strips or lines of a different substance such as gold or silver, for the purpose of decorating|
|Related terms:||inlay handicraft|
|8.||[ noun ] Last name, frequency rank in the U.S. is 1304|
|9.||[ noun ] (nautical) a movable barrier covering a hatchway|
|Related terms:||movable_barrier cargo_hatch hatchway|