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tex·ture

texture

 
 
pronunciation:
teks chr
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part of speech: noun
definition: the feel or look of a surface.
The wood had a rough texture until it was sanded and polished.
synonyms:
feel, look
similar words:
appearance, aspect, fineness, grit, nap, roughness, smoothness, touch
derivations: textural (adj.), textured (adj.)
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The word texture contains the following parts:
text Latin root that means weave
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-ure Latin noun-forming suffix that means act or process of
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The suffix -ure attaches to Latin verb roots and English verbs.