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See also: hachuré
hachure (plural hachures)
- Unlike contour lines, hachures are drawn in the direction of the slope and their thickness and closeness is used to represent the relief with shading. They are no longer used on most modern maps.
a map line indicating steepness
- To mark a map with hachures.
hachure f (plural hachures)
- A crosshatching line.
- (cartography) A mapping hachure or the technique itself.
- (rare) Something minced.