1da5 hachure Definition A free service provided by Writers Nexus International Writing Resources: New Novelist Software Writer Circles Author Me FirstWriter.com Novel Advice Robin's Nest for Writers The Scriptorium Women on Writing A Writer's Dictionary: Letter A Letter B Letter C Letter D Letter E Letter F Letter G Letter H Letter I Letter J Letter K Letter L Letter M Letter N Letter O Letter P Letter Q Letter R Letter S Letter T Letter U Letter V Letter W Letter X Letter Y Letter Z hachure Definition Dictionary Home » Words Starting with H » H ... haematoma » hachure hachurenoun 1. A system of parallel lines on a map to show the contours of hills, in which the closeness of the lines indicates steepness.Form: hachures2. Any of these lines.verb 1. To shade with hachures.Etymology: 19c: from French hacher to chop up. Click Here © Mick Sanderson 2004. Site designed and developed by Joe Herbert.