texture


texture
noun
ADJECTIVE
dense, firm, thick
delicate, fine, light, soft

Sponge cakes have a light texture.

coarse, crumbly, crunchy, gritty, rough

the gritty texture of sand

chewy, meaty

the chewy texture of Portobello mushrooms

creamy, silky, smooth, velvety

It's a pungent little wine with a velvety texture.

different, varied
interesting, rich

She enjoyed the rich texture of the beer.

hair, skin
soil
surface

She pays great attention to the surface texture of her paintings.

visual

the movie's stunning visual texture

instrumental, musical, orchestral
VERB + TEXTURE
have
feel
add, create, give sth

I use a styling gel to give texture to my hair.

PREPOSITION
in texture

The cloth was rough in texture.

with a … texture

a piece of music with a dense choral texture


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  • texture — [ tɛkstyr ] n. f. • 1380; lat. textura 1 ♦ Vx Disposition des fils (d une chose tissée). ⇒ tissage. 2 ♦ Par anal. (1503) Arrangement, disposition (des éléments d une matière). ⇒ constitution, contexture, structure. Texture spongieuse des… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Texture — refers to the properties held and sensations caused by the external surface of objects received through the sense of touch. Texture is sometimes used to describe the feel of non tactile sensations. Texture can also be termed as a pattern that has …   Wikipedia

  • Texture — Tex ture, n. [L. textura, fr. texere, textum, to weave: cf. F. texture. See {Text}.] 1. The act or art of weaving. [R.] Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] 2. That which woven; a woven fabric; a web. Milton. [1913 Webster] Others, apart far in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • texture — [teks′chər] n. [ME < L textura < texere, to weave: see TECHNIC] 1. Archaic a woven fabric 2. the character of a woven fabric as determined by the arrangement, size, quality, etc. of the fabric s threads [coarse texture, twilled texture] 3.… …   English World dictionary

  • texture — (n.) early 15c., network, structure, from M.Fr. texture, from L. textura web, texture, structure, from stem of texere to weave, from PIE root *tek to make (Cf. Skt. taksati he fashions, constructs, taksan carpenter; Avestan taЕЎa ax, hatchet …   Etymology dictionary

  • Texture — Tex ture, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Textured}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Texturing}.] To form a texture of or with; to interweave. [R.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • texture — ► NOUN 1) the feel, appearance, or consistency of a surface, substance, or fabric. 2) the quality created by the combination of elements in a work of music or literature. ► VERB ▪ give a rough or raised texture to. DERIVATIVES textural adjective …   English terms dictionary

  • Texture — Texture. См. Текстура. (Источник: «Металлы и сплавы. Справочник.» Под редакцией Ю.П. Солнцева; НПО Профессионал , НПО Мир и семья ; Санкт Петербург, 2003 г.) …   Словарь металлургических терминов

  • Texture —   [engl.], Textur …   Universal-Lexikon

  • texture —  Texture  Текстура   Преимущественная ориентация кристаллических зерен в поликристаллах или молекул в аморфных телах, жидких кристаллах, полимерах, приводящая к анизотропии свойств материалов. Также характерные особенности рельефа поверхности …   Толковый англо-русский словарь по нанотехнологии. - М.

  • texture — [n] charactertistics of a surface arrangement, balance, being, character, coarseness, composition, consistency, constitution, disposition, essence, essentiality, fabric, feel, feeling, fiber, fineness, flexibility, form, framework, grain,… …   New thesaurus


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