hatch

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈhætʃ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/hætʃ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(hach)


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hatch

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. alright, down the hatch!
  2. better batten down the hatches
  3. batten down the hatches. A storm is coming
  4. the hatch is [closed, open]
  5. [close] the hatch
  6. [go, climb] through the hatch
  7. opened the hatch to [get, check, look]
  8. a hatch (up) to the attic
  9. a hatch to the lower [level, deck]
  10. a hatch that leads to
  11. a service hatch (to access)
  12. through the escape hatch
  13. the hatch is locked
v
  1. the eggs (have) hatched
  2. the [chicks, ducklings, babies] have hatched (from their eggs)
  3. hatched out of their [shells, eggs]
  4. the hen hatched a [brood, clutch]
  5. hatch [their, her] eggs
  6. have hatched into [chicks, ducklings]
  7. the [larvae, lice] have hatched
  8. the chicks were hatched in an incubator
  9. [days, hours] after hatching
  10. hatch a [plan, plot] (to)
n as adj
  1. [close, open] the hatch covers
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