Formation vs Hatching - What's the difference?

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Formation is a related term of hatching.


As nouns the difference between formation and hatching

is that formation is formation while hatching is a method of shading areas of a drawing or diagram with fine parallel lines.

As a verb hatching is

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formation

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • Something possessing structure or form.
  • The act of assembling a group or structure.
  • (geology) A rock or face of a mountain.
  • (military) A grouping of military units or smaller formations under a command, such as a brigade, division, wing, etc.
  • (military) An arrangement of moving troops, ships, or aircraft, such as a wedge, line abreast, or echelon. Often "in formation".
  • The process of influencing or guiding a person to a deeper understanding of a particular vocation.
  • Synonyms

    * (military grouping of units) battle group, brigade group, task force, combat team * (military arrangement of forces) tactical formation, battle formation

    hatching

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A method of shading areas of a drawing or diagram with fine parallel lines.
  • A group of birds, reptiles, fish, insects, etc., which emerge from their eggs at the same time.
  • We got a good hatching from the Swallowtail eggs.
  • The act of an egg hatching, eclosion
  • Verb

    (head)