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Definition of Texture

Texture

  1. The act or art of weaving.
  2. That which woven; a woven fabric; a web.
  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. A tissue. See Tissue.
  6. To form a texture of or with; to interweave.

Texture Quotations

The web, then, or the pattern, a web at once sensuous and logical, an elegant and pregnant texture: that is style, that is the foundation of the art of literature.
Robert Louis Stevenson

The omnipresent process of sex, as it is woven into the whole texture of our man's or woman's body, is the pattern of all the process of our life.
Havelock Ellis

There's an ecstasy about doing something really good on film: the composition of a shot, the drama within the shot, the texture... It's palpable.
William Shatner

Cigarettes are an instant signifier in culture. It punctuates a joke, or puts that extra zing on a punch line. I like them as a prop. I think it can be really useful for character and texture and contrast and all of that.
Martha Plimpton

Novels are like paintings, specifically watercolors. Every stroke you put down you have to go with. Of course you can rewrite, but the original strokes are still there in the texture of the thing.
Joan Didion
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Texture Translations

texture in French is structural
texture in German is Struktur, Gewebe, Gewebe
texture in Italian is ordito
texture in Spanish is textura, tejido
texture in Swedish is konsistens, struktur

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