- the narrowest of metallic spaces used in typesetting
- the narrowest space used between letters or words in typography
- Have a nice day.
- A printed copy of a digital document, as opposed to a copy in electronic form.
- a horizontal door in a floor or ceiling.
- a trapdoor.
- an opening in a wall at window height for the purpose of serving food or other items.
verb (hatch, es)
- The cook passed the dishes through the serving .
- a small door in large mechanical structures and vehicles such as aircraft and spacecraft often provided for access for maintenance.
- a narrow passageway between the decks of a ship or submarine.
- (Often as Mayfly hatch) the phenomenon, lasting 1-2 days, of large clouds of mayfly, mayflies appearing in one location (to mate, having reached maturity)
- (poultry)a group of birds that emerged from eggs at a specified time.
- These pullets are from an April .
- (intransitive) (of young animals) to emerge from an egg.
- (intransitive) (of eggs) to break open when a young animal emerges from it.
- (transitive) to incubate eggs; cause to hatch.
- (transitive) to devise. (hatch a plan)
- (transitive) to shade an area of a drawing or diagram with fine parallel lines, particularly with lines which cross each other: cross-hatch.
- An English surname.
- a strip of fabric worn around the head
- a strip of fabric attached to the top of the spine of a book; used as decoration and reinforcement
- The title or topic of a document, article, chapter etc.
- (nautical) The direction into which a seagoing or airborne vessel's bow is pointing (apparent heading) and/or the direction into which it is actually moving relative to the ground (true heading)
- (countable) A place or situation of great suffering in life.
- My new boss is making my job a .
- 1879, General William T. Sherman, commencement address at the Michigan Military Academy
- : There is many a boy here today who looks on war as all glory, but, boys, it is all .
- (countable) A place for gambling.
- 1907, w:Joseph Conrad, Joseph Conrad, The Secret Agent
- ... the air of moral nihilism common to keepers of gambling hells and disorderly houses; ...
- In various religions, the place where some or all spirits are believed to go after death.
- (Christianity, uncountable) The place where devils live and where sinners are punished after death.
- May you rot in !
- 1667, John Milton, Paradise Lost
- : Better to reign in Hell than serve in Heaven.
- 1916, James Joyce, Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
- : Hell is a strait and dark and foul-smelling prison, an abode of demons and lost souls, filled with fire and smoke.
- Something left behind, saved or remaining from an earlier time.
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- printing type cast from molten metal
- hot metal typesetting