Cross-hair



noun, Usually, cross hairs
1.
Also called cross wire. one of the fine wires or fibers, strands of spider web, or the like, crossing in a focal plane of an optical instrument to center a target or object or to define a line of sight.
2.
one of the marks that aid in the positioning of overlaying images for correct registration in printing.
Compare (def 11b).

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  • Crosshatch

    [kraws-hach, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˌhætʃ, ˈkrɒs-/ verb (used with object) 1. to mark or shade with two or more intersecting series of parallel lines. noun 2. a pattern or mark made with such lines. /ˈkrɒsˌhætʃ/ verb 1. (drawing) to shade or hatch (forms, figures, etc) with two or more sets of parallel lines that cross one another

  • Crosshatching

    [kraws-hach, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˌhætʃ, ˈkrɒs-/ verb (used with object) 1. to mark or shade with two or more intersecting series of parallel lines. noun 2. a pattern or mark made with such lines. /ˈkrɒsˌhætʃ/ verb 1. (drawing) to shade or hatch (forms, figures, etc) with two or more sets of parallel lines that cross one another



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