- 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 individual or organism possessing both male and female organs, typically including both types of gonads.
- An earthworm is a .
- A person or thing possessing two opposing qualities.
- (nautical) A hermaphrodite brig.
- Having both male and female organs, typically including both types of gonads, in one individual or organism.
- Combining two opposing qualities.
- Having both male and female sexual organs.
- (biology) abnormal, Abnormal organic development.
- (biology) The birth of a living being from a parent of a different kind; having two different forms in the life cycle.
- (biology) Of, or relating to heterogenesis
- (medicine) Of a disease produced by infection from outside the body
- (biology) Having different forms in different stages of the life cycle
- Differing in size or structure from the normal
- not autonomous
- (biology) (of parts of an organism) differing in development or in specialization
- (linguistics) (of a language) being a dialect of an autonomous language
- (biology) the formation and development of the tissues of an organism from embryonic cells
- (biology) (of an egg) cleaving, and separating into separate blastomeres
- A little man.
- The nerve map of the human body that exists on the parietal lobe of the human brain.