What is hatch?

  • (verb): Emerge from the eggs.
    Example: "Young birds, fish, and reptiles hatch"
    See also — Additional definitions below

More definitions of "hatch":

  • (verb): Draw, cut, or engrave lines, usually parallel, on metal, wood, or paper.
    Example: "Hatch the sheet"
  • (noun): A movable barrier covering a hatchway.
  • (verb): Inlay with narrow strips or lines of a different substance such as gold or silver, for the purpose of decorating.
  • (noun): The production of young from an egg.
    Synonyms: hatching

Famous quotes containing the word hatch:

    He looked at Senator Hatch and said, “I’m going to make her cry. I’m going to sing ‘Dixie’ until she cries.” And I looked at him and said, “Senator Helms, your singing would make me cry if you sang ‘Rock of Ages’.”
    Carol Moseley-Braun (b. 1947)