Definition of contexture
1 : the act, process, or manner of weaving parts into a whole; also : a structure so formed a contexture of lies
2 : context
Examples of contexture in a Sentence
the whole contexture of Las Vegas is focused on escapism
Recent Examples of contexture from the Web
We are all framed of flaps and patches, and of so shapeless and diverse a contexture, that every piece and every moment playeth his part.
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Origin and Etymology of contexture
French, from Latin contextus, past participle of contexere
First Known Use: 1603See Words from the same year
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