texture - definition and synonyms

 
noun [countable/uncountable] 

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/ˈtekstʃə(r)/
singulartexture
pluraltextures
  1. 1
    the way that something feels when you touch it

    Different textures and colours 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 Scottish life

derived words

textural

adjective

texturally

adverb