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noun [countable/uncountable] texture pronunciation in American English /ˈtekstʃər/
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  1. 1
    the way that something feels when you touch it
    Different textures and colors will increase the child’s interest.
    products to improve the texture of your skin
    a soft/rough/firm texture
    1. a.
      the way that food feels when you are eating it
      a cheese with a salty taste and a creamy texture
  2. 2
    the effect that is produced when different things combine, for example in music
    a rich orchestral texture
    the texture of small-town life

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