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Noun: texture  tek-schu(r)
  1. The feel of a surface or a fabric
    "the wall had a smooth texture"
  2. The essential quality of something
    "the texture of Neapolitan life"
  3. The musical pattern created by parts being played or sung together
    "then another melodic line is added to the texture"
  4. (fine arts) the characteristic appearance of a surface having a tactile quality
  5. The physical composition of something (especially with respect to the size and shape of the small constituents of a substance)
    "breadfruit has the same texture as bread"; "fish with a delicate flavour and texture";
    - grain
  6. (computer graphics) an image applied to a polygon to create the appearance of a surface
Verb: texture  tek-schu(r)
  1. Create or apply a texture

Derived forms: textures, textured, texturing

See also: coarse, fine, harsh

Type of: character, composition, constitution, feel, lineament, makeup, make-up, musicality, musicalness, physical composition, quality, tactile property, visual property

Encyclopedia: Texture