English noun: texture
|1.||texture (attribute) the feel of a surface or a fabric|
|Samples||The wall had a smooth texture.|
|Broader (hypernym)||feel, tactile property|
|Narrower (hyponym)||nap, raggedness, roughness, smoothness|
|Attribute||coarse, fine, harsh|
|2.||texture (cognition) the essential quality of something|
|Samples||The texture of Neapolitan life.|
|Broader (hypernym)||character, lineament, quality|
|3.||texture (attribute) the musical pattern created by parts being played or sung together|
|Samples||Then 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 category||beaux 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)|
|Samples||Breadfruit has the same texture as bread.|
Sand of a fine grain.
Fish with a delicate flavor and texture.
A stone of coarse grain.
|Broader (hypernym)||composition, constitution, make-up, makeup, physical composition|