Definition for TEXT'URE

TEXT'URE, n. [L. textura, textus, from texo, to weave.]

  1. The act of weaving.
  2. A web; that which is woven. Others, far on the grassy dale, / 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; as, the texture of earthy substances or fossils; the texture of a plant; the texture of paper, of a hat or skin; a loose texture; or a close compact texture.
  5. In anatomy. [See Tissue.]

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