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texture

tex·ture

texture

 
pronunciation:
teks chr
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the appearance or feel of something, esp. a surface, resulting from the nature or arrangement of the substance or material that constitutes it.
skin with smooth texturethe grooved or grainy texture of wood
synonyms:
feel, look
similar words:
appearance, aspect, fineness, grit, nap, roughness, smoothness, touch
definition 2: the structure or arrangement of material in a fabric.
synonyms:
weave
similar words:
character, composition, structure
definition 3: the arrangement of parts in anything, esp. perceived as having particular relationship.
the texture of a communitythe texture of a novel
synonyms:
composition
similar words:
configuration, design, disposition, makeup, pattern, structure
derivations: textural (adj.), textured (adj.)
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tex Latin root that means weave
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