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Definition 1: the feel of a surface or a fabric - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where texture or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the wall had a smooth texture

(texture is a kind of ...) a property perceived by touch

(... is a kind of texture ) a soft or fuzzy surface texture

(... is a kind of texture ) a texture without roughness; smooth to the touch

"admiring the slim smoothness of her thighs" "some artists prefer the smoothness of a board"

(... is a kind of texture ) a texture of a surface or edge that is not smooth but is irregular and uneven

(... are attributes of texture) of textures that are rough to the touch or substances consisting of relatively large particles

"coarse meal" "coarse sand" "a coarse weave"

(... are attributes of texture) of textures that are smooth to the touch or substances consisting of relatively small particles

"wood with a fine grain" "fine powdery snow" "fine rain" "batiste is a cotton fabric with a fine weave" "covered with a fine film of dust"

Definition 2: the characteristic appearance of a surface having a tactile quality - [noun denoting attribute]

(texture is a kind of ...) an attribute of vision

(... is a kind of texture ) the direction, texture, or pattern of fibers found in wood or leather or stone or in a woven fabric

"saw the board across the grain"

(... is a kind of texture ) a texture like that of marble

(texture belongs to category ...) the study and creation of visual works of art

Definition 3: the musical pattern created by parts being played or sung together - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where texture or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • then another melodic line is added to the texture

(texture is a kind of ...) the property of sounding like music

Definition 4: the physical composition of something (especially with respect to the size and shape of the small constituents of a substance) - [noun denoting attribute]

Samples where texture or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • breadfruit has the same texture as bread
  • sand of a fine grain
  • fish with a delicate flavor and texture
  • a stone of coarse grain

Synonyms for texture in the sense of this definition

(texture is a kind of ...) the way in which someone or something is composed

Definition 5: the essential quality of something - [noun denoting cognition]

Samples where texture or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the texture of Neapolitan life

(texture is a kind of ...) a characteristic property that defines the apparent individual nature of something

"each town has a quality all its own" "the radical character of our demands"

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