As more time passes, the coral that attach give the works entirely new shape, texture, and color.
There's something endlessly compelling about it, something very true to the texture of human existence.
It was a perfectly played symphony of silhouette, color, and texture—a bravura performance, an aesthetic rarity.
The collection opened with a series of cream-colored structured separates—all which played with texture and shape.
The texture was awkward and as I pulled it back and forth between my teeth, I just began to feel more and more nauseous.
All are oval and abruptly pointed, thick and firm in texture, turning yellow or russet brown in autumn.
The robe of fine Milesian texture, was saffron-coloured, with a purple edge.
Four books had preceded these, in which the texture of the verse was woven of old romance and legend.
The thickness and texture of the two layers are about the same.
Some of these ponchos are of so fine a texture and richly ornamented as to sell for 100 or even 150 dollars.
early 15c., "network, structure," from Middle French texture, from Latin textura "web, texture, structure," from stem of texere "to weave," from PIE root *tek- "to weave, to fabricate, to make; make wicker or wattle framework" (cf. Sanskrit taksati "he fashions, constructs," taksan "carpenter;" Avestan taša "ax, hatchet," thwaxš- "be busy;" Old Persian taxš- "be active;" Greek tekton "carpenter," tekhne "art;" Old Church Slavonic tesla "ax, hatchet;" Lithuanian tasau "to carve;" Old Irish tal "cooper's ax;" Old High German dahs, German Dachs "badger," literally "builder;" Hittite taksh- "to join, unite, build"). Meaning "structural character" is recorded from 1650s.
texture tex·ture (těks'chər)
The composition or structure of a tissue or organ.
The general physical appearance of a rock, especially with respect to the size, shape, size variability, and geometric arrangement of its mineral crystals (for igneous and metamorphic rocks) and of its constituent elements (for sedimentary rocks). A sandstone that forms as part of an eolian (wind-blown) deposit, for example, has a texture that reflects its small, rounded sand grains of uniform size, while a sandstone that formed as part of a fluvial deposit has a texture reflecting the presence of grains of varying sizes, with some more rounded than others.