Definition of 'hatch'
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Chicken farmers are currently unable to establish gender until eggs hatch. Times, Sunday Times (2017)A hot hatch should put a smile on your face. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They include cheap copies of Hatchimals, with a chick and an alien that both hatch out of eggs. The Sun (2017)Still in shorts and trainers, I climb the ladder and open the hatch. Times, Sunday Times (2016)And is that an escape hatch in the ceiling? Times, Sunday Times (2010)Then came payback in a deal or plot hatched behind closed doors. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The hidden hatch opens and closes by remote control. The Sun (2012)These have fewer crashes than the hot hatches young men buy. The Sun (2012)Something a young person in a hot hatch with more speed than skill forgets. Times, Sunday Times (2011)So they hatch a plan to help each other do away with them. The Sun (2011)Attacks have increased in recent weeks as gulls look for food for their newly hatched chicks. Times, Sunday Times (2013)They lay a single egg that hatches directly on to the bare rock. Times, Sunday Times (2008)These were probably birds that were hatched here. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The cuckoo hatches first and then kicks any other eggs out of the nest. Times, Sunday Times (2011)On the twisty country roads it feels as nimble as a hot hatch. The Sun (2006) Plans you hatch with your busiest and brightest friend could grow into a business. The Sun (2014)Does a plot hatched abroad but aimed at the homeland properly lie with an internal security service or an external intelligence agency? Times, Sunday Times (2012)As it would give an instant status advantage if people have to come in for meetings through a hatch in the floor. The Sun (2012)He hatches a scheme, and gets three buddies to go along with it. Christianity Today (2000)Their fathers are grouped around the kitchen hatch, laughing and exchanging stories about the weekend. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They are accused of hatching a decade-long plot to keep wholesale oil prices artificially high. The Sun (2013)Comedy about a debt-ridden man who hatches a scheme to rob a bank. The Sun (2009)But once the young have hatched, the male will help to find food for them. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Feeling no pain, he was surprised to see blood all over the upturned faces down the access hatch. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Of course, hindsight suggests that the hatch giving access to the hangar from inside the hull did not need to be there. Plane Speaking - a personal view of aviation history (1991)It sleeps three, is accessed via a central floor hatch, and has a detachable roof for clear nights. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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Translations for 'hatch'
British English: hatch VERB
When a baby bird, insect, or other animal hatches, or when it is hatched, it comes out of its egg by breaking the shell.
As soon as the two chicks hatch, they leave the nest burrow.
British English: hatch NOUN
A hatch is an opening in the deck of a ship, through which people or cargo can go.
He stuck his head up through the hatch.
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