texture (plural textures)
- The feel or shape of a surface or substance; the smoothness, roughness, softness, etc. of something.
- The beans had a grainy, gritty texture in her mouth.
- (art) The quality given to a work of art by the composition and interaction of its parts.
- The piece of music had a mainly smooth texture.
- (computer graphics) An image applied to a polygon to create the appearance of a surface,
- (obsolete) The act or art of weaving.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Sir Thomas Browne to this entry?)
- (obsolete) Something woven; a woven fabric; a web.
- Others, apart far in the grassy dale, / Or roughening waste, their humble texture weave.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Milton to this entry?)
- (biology, obsolete) A tissue.
feel or shape of a surface or substance
art: quality produced by interaction of elements
computer graphics: image applied to a polygon
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- texture in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913
- texture in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911
texture f (plural textures)