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texture

1. The act or art of weaving.

2. That which woven; a woven fabric; a web. Others, apart far in the grassy dale, Or roughening waste, their humble texture weave. (Thomson)

3. The disposition or connection of threads, filaments, or other slender bodies, interwoven; as, the texture of cloth or of a spider's web.

4. The disposition of the several parts of any body in connection with each other, or the manner in which the constituent parts are united; structure; as, the texture of earthy substances or minerals; the texture of a plant or a bone; the texture of paper; a loose or compact texture.

5. (Science: biology) A tissue. See Tissue.

Origin: L. Textura, fr. Texere, textum, to weave: cf. F. Texture. See Text.


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