texture


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 both color and [texture] to blend with their surroundings.
04. The garden is gloriously designed with a stunning variety of flowers and shrubs of different colors, shapes and [textures].
05. Honey is used in many cough syrups because its smooth, thick [texture] soothes throats.
06. Celeste often likes to wear fabrics with soft or silky [textures].
07. Octopus is a popular dish in many countries, despite having what many North Americans consider to be a rubbery [texture].
08. Until the late 1800s, artists largely only created illusions of [texture] in their paintings.
09. When we see something, we recognize its [texture] from our past experience of similar objects.
10. We can experience the [texture] of an object by touching or feeling it.
11. The [texture] of the human brain is much like tofu.
12. I don't like to eat Japanese natto because the [texture] totally grosses me out.
13. We bought this super-cheap toilet paper, and discovered the stuff had the [texture] of sandpaper.
14. The gloves have a [textured] palm which allows you to keep a firm grip on your tools.
15. The restaurant serves veggie 'chicken' balls made of [textured] soy protein.
16. The tofu I use for stir-fries has a bit firmer [texture] than the tofu I use to make desserts.
17. Canvas became popular as a painting surface when artists discovered that the woven [texture] of canvas held paint better than wood did.
18. The portraits of Hans Holbein show a taste for elaborately detailed surface [textures] and richly colorful patterns.
19. Hair [texture] is one of the criteria used for racial classification.
20. The ceiling is [textured], so it's going to be harder to repaint than a smooth wall.
21. Her writing has a rich, earthy [texture] which is very accessible.
22. Jesse Jackson once remarked that America is not like a blanket - one piece of unbroken cloth, the same color, the same [texture], the same size.
23. Vladimir Nabokov once stated that the verbal poetical [texture] of Shakespeare is the greatest the world has known.

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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