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English noun: texture

1. texture (attribute) the feel of a surface or a fabric


SamplesThe wall had a smooth texture.


Broader (hypernym)feel, tactile property


Narrower (hyponym)nap, raggedness, roughness, smoothness


Attributecoarse, fine, harsh

2. texture (cognition) the essential quality of something


SamplesThe texture of Neapolitan life.


Broader (hypernym)character, lineament, quality

3. texture (attribute) the musical pattern created by parts being played or sung together


SamplesThen another melodic line is added to the texture.


Broader (hypernym)musicality, musicalness

4. texture (attribute) the characteristic appearance of a surface having a tactile quality


Broader (hypernym)visual property


Narrower (hyponym)grain, marbleisation, marbleising, marbleization, marbleizing


Domain categorybeaux arts, fine arts

5. texture (attribute) the physical composition of something (especially with respect to the size and shape of the small constituents of a substance)


SamplesBreadfruit has the same texture as bread.
Sand of a fine grain.
Fish with a delicate flavor and texture.
A stone of coarse grain.


Synonymsgrain


Broader (hypernym)composition, constitution, make-up, makeup, physical composition









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