texture

Definitions

General English

General Science

  • noun the roughness or smoothness of a surface or substance

Computing

  • noun a surface detail that is added to basic shapes

Construction

  • The pattern or configuration apparent in an exposed surface, as of concrete or mortar, including roughness, streaking, striation, or departure from flatness.
  • In referring to lumber, it is the grain of the wood.

Electronics

  • In computer graphics, shading, graininess, reflections, and other attributes which are incorporated into an image to more authentically convey the appearance and feel of a real surface. Also, to add such texture.

Food

  • noun the quality in the structure of a food that makes it firm or soft or rough or smooth

Publishing

  • noun the way that something such as paper feels to the touch, the relative smoothness or roughness or its surface

Wine

  • the quality of a wine that gives a thick, full-bodied sensation on the palate
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