noun. shading consisting of multiple crossing lines.
verb. shade with multiple crossing lines.
1. Noun, singular or mass First, peel the tomatoes by making a small crosshatch in the skin on the bottom of each and then blanching them in boiling water for about a minute. 2. Verb, base form Score or crosshatch the skin with a sharp utility knife, leaving a 1/2 inch of space between markings.