wood with a rough texture
the smooth texture of silk
The plant's leaves are almost leathery in texture.
foods with very different textures
The custard should be smooth and creamy in texture.
a song with layered textures
I liked the raw, gritty texture of the film.
The movies are similar in texture. See More
Recent Examples on the Web
Now, take a moment to analyze your hair's texture and overall health.—Allure, 30 Nov. 2023 His love for textures was instilled in him by his parents’ relationship with clothing.—Robyn Mowatt, Essence, 29 Nov. 2023 Lighting effects sweep across her glassy and shimmering textures, while an ambient soundscape by her partner, Salvador Breed, rises and recedes from room to room.—Amy Verner, Vogue, 29 Nov. 2023 Combining the two not only adds texture, volume, and variety to your arrangement, but your lush centerpiece will likely last longer and cost less.—Sarah Lemire, Better Homes & Gardens, 28 Nov. 2023 The light and the composition of the plants between the trunks, together with the shapes and colors of the autumn leaves, create texture and balance.—Cecilia Rodriguez, Forbes, 28 Nov. 2023 There are so many ingredients and textures and techniques in this book.—Jessica Carbone, Saveur, 28 Nov. 2023 Use Retinoids Retinoids are vitamin A derivatives that help improve skin texture and minimize wrinkles.—Hallie Gould, Health, 25 Nov. 2023 Tatcha’s Water Cream is one of the retailer's best-selling moisturizers for its oil-free, gel-like texture.—Malia Griggs, Glamour, 20 Nov. 2023
The team's approach combined digital scanning with micro-computed tomography—a noninvasive technique often used for cancer imaging—with segmentation to digitally create pages, augmented with texturing and flattening techniques.—Ashley Belanger, Ars Technica, 16 Oct. 2023 Colorful Black Founded by Anne-Marie Mendy in 2009, Colorful Black specialized serving the Black and mixed-race communities, with their offerings ranging from complexion to texture.—Calin Van Paris, Vogue, 26 Sep. 2023 The sculptures consist of two or more large irregular forms cast in aluminum from chunks of Styrofoam shaped and textured in different ways.—Roberta Smith, New York Times, 14 Sep. 2023 Gonzalez features his polychromatic and stucco textured depiction of L.A.’s advertorial landscape on a cotton sweater, canvas workwear jacket and pants.—The Editors, Los Angeles Times, 7 Sep. 2023 The rubber strap is textured with a Clous de Paris pattern, another Polaris feature.—Carol Besler, Robb Report, 31 Aug. 2023 About three-quarters of her dark brunette hair was textured while the hair closest to her roots was straighter.—Gabi Thorne, Allure, 21 Aug. 2023 Other accessories included black oval shades, gold textured square pendant earrings, a gold bracelet, and a thin gold chain necklace.—Chelsey Sanchez, Harper's BAZAAR, 15 Aug. 2023 These moments — reaching for carnal pleasure but landing somewhere in fleeting-sizzle territory — rarely texture the narrative’s emotional trajectory.—Lovia Gyarkye, The Hollywood Reporter, 10 Aug. 2023 See More
These examples are programmatically compiled from various online sources to illustrate current usage of the word 'texture.' Any opinions expressed in the examples do not represent those of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback about these examples.
Latin textura, from textus, past participle of texere to weave — more at technical