Texture

Definition of Texture

Tex´ture
n.1.The act or art of weaving.
2.That which woven; a woven fabric; a web.
Others, apart far in the grassy dale,
Or roughening waste, their humble texture weave.
- Thomson.
3.The disposition or connection of threads, filaments, or other slender bodies, interwoven; as, the texture of cloth or of a spider's web.
4.The disposition of the several parts of any body in connection with each other, or the manner in which the constituent parts are united; structure; as, the texture of earthy substances or minerals; the texture of a plant or a bone; the texture of paper; a loose or compact texture.
5.(Biol.) A tissue. See Tissue.
v. t.1.To form a texture of or with; to interweave.
[imp. & p. p. Textured ; p. pr. & vb. n. Texturing.]

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