retexture

verb

re·​tex·​ture (ˌ)rē-ˈteks-chər How to pronounce retexture (audio)
retextured; retexturing

transitive verb

: to give a new or different texture to (something)
uses a chemical peel to exfoliate and retexture the skin
… his company will retexture the surface of the flooring, increasing the friction between the surface of the floor and anything that comes into contact with it.Sarah Smellie

Word History

First Known Use

1937, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of retexture was in 1937

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Cite this Entry

“Retexture.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/retexture. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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