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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TEXTURE

The robe of fine Milesian texture, was saffron-coloured, with a purple edge.

Its texture is practically the same as that of the other cake.

The texture of food is entitled to a score of 20 if it is perfect.

The thickness and texture of the two layers are about the same.

The fact is there is some subtlety in the texture of these things.

Note the texture and color range of the adornments and artifacts.

I do not pretend to fathom them; they have the texture and resilience of an indiarubber ball.

They are harder in texture than those found in other parts of the world.

Plowden himself was delicately-tinted and refined of texture.

Their skin is tanned to a leathery hue, and is of a texture akin to hide.

WORD ORIGIN

early 15c., "network, structure," from Middle French texture, from Latin textura "web, texture, structure," from stem of texere "to weave," from PIE root *tek- "to weave, to fabricate, to make; make wicker or wattle framework" (cf. Sanskrit taksati "he fashions, constructs," taksan "carpenter;" Avestan taša "ax, hatchet," thwaxš- "be busy;" Old Persian taxš- "be active;" Greek tekton "carpenter," tekhne "art;" Old Church Slavonic tesla "ax, hatchet;" Lithuanian tasau "to carve;" Old Irish tal "cooper's ax;" Old High German dahs, German Dachs "badger," literally "builder;" Hittite taksh- "to join, unite, build"). Meaning "structural character" is recorded from 1650s.

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