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texturenoun

uk   /ˈteks.tʃər/  us   /ˈteks.tʃɚ/
C1 [C or U] the ​quality of something that can be ​decided by ​touch; the ​degree to which something is ​rough or ​smooth, or ​soft or hard: a ​smooth/​rough/​coarse texture This ​artificialfabric has the texture of ​silk.
[U] the ​character of a ​piece of writing or ​music: The writing has a ​rich texture.

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(Definition of texture from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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texturenoun [C/U]

 us   /ˈteks·tʃər/
the ​quality of something that can be ​known by ​touch, or the ​degree to which something is ​rough or ​smooth or ​soft or hard: [U] Wallhangingsadd texture to a ​room. [C] She uses ​uniquecolors and textures in her ​paintings.
art The texture of a ​work of ​art is the ​features of the ​surface of it, which comes from the ​materials used to make it.
music The texture of a ​piece of ​music is a ​feature of the way it ​sounds, ​based on how the different ​instrumentsmixtheirparts and the ​speed at which they ​play.
(Definition of texture from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “texture”
in Korean 감촉…
in Arabic مَلْمَس…
in Malaysian tekstur, jalinan…
in French texture…
in Russian текстура, фактура…
in Chinese (Traditional) 質地, 質感, 手感…
in Italian grana, trama (di tessuto)…
in Turkish doku, yapı…
in Polish faktura…
in Spanish textura…
in Vietnamese kết cấu…
in Portuguese textura…
in Thai ความหยาบละเอียด, เนื้อผ้า…
in German die Beschaffenheit, das Gewerbe…
in Catalan textura…
in Japanese 手触り, 触感…
in Chinese (Simplified) 质地, 质感, 手感…
in Indonesian tekstur…
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