Texture

  • 1 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

  • 2 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 …

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  • 3 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

  • 4 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

  • 5 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

  • 6 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

  • 7 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

  • 8 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

  • 9 Texture —   [engl.], Textur …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 10 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.

  • 11 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,… …

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  • 12 texture — 01. The [texture] of a snake s skin is surprisingly dry and smooth. 02. Our sense of touch allows us to acquire information about the weight, shape, firmness and [texture] of objects in our environment. 03. Frogs have excellent camouflage, using… …

    Grammatical examples in English

  • 13 texture — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ dense, firm, thick ▪ delicate, fine, light, soft ▪ Sponge cakes have a light texture …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 14 Texture — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. Sur les autres projets Wikimedia : « Texture », sur le Wiktionnaire (dictionnaire universel) En synthèse d image Une texture est une région …

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  • 15 texture — [[t]te̱kstʃə(r)[/t]] textures 1) N VAR The texture of something is the way that it feels when you touch it, for example how smooth or rough it is. It is used in moisturisers to give them a wonderfully silky texture... Her skin is pale, the… …

    English dictionary

  • 16 texture — textural, adj. texturally, adv. textureless, adj. /teks cheuhr/, n., v., textured, texturing. n. 1. the visual and esp. tactile quality of a surface: rough texture. 2. the characteristic structure of the interwoven or intertwined threads, strands …

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  • 17 texture */ — UK [ˈtekstʃə(r)] / US [ˈtekstʃər] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms texture : singular texture plural textures 1) a) the way that something feels when you touch it Different textures and colours will increase the child s interest. products… …

    English dictionary

  • 18 Texture — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Structure. < N PARAG:Texture >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 structure structure =>(form) ???>240 organization anatomy frame mold fabric construction Sgm: N 1 framework framework carcass …

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  • 19 texture — tex|ture [ˈtekstʃə US ər] n [U and C] [Date: 1400 1500; : Latin; Origin: textura, from texere; TEXT] 1.) the way a surface or material feels when you touch it, especially how smooth or rough it is smooth/silky/rough etc texture ▪ the smooth… …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 texture — tex|ture [ tekstʃər ] noun count or uncount * the way something feels when you touch it: Different textures and colors will increase the child s interest. products to improve the texture of your skin a soft/rough/firm texture a. the way food… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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