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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The lines on a map that indicate slopes and their degree and direction.

Usage examples (7)
  • Ryan, remind me to ask you about particle systems and hachures sometime.
  • The hachures, connected along their outer extremities, represent the cut through which the railroad passes.
  • The hachures, unconnected at their outer extremities, indicate the fills or embankments over which the track runs.
  • Maps in black and white and showing 20-foot contours, railroads, survey markers, landmarks, vegetation, watercourses, roads, hachures for edges of mesas, and boundary line. for more
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