Tex"ture (?), n. [L. textura, fr.
texere, textum, to weave: cf. F. texture. See
Text.] 1. The act or art of weaving. [R.]
Sir T. Browne.
2. That which woven; a woven fabric; a web.
Others, apart far in the grassy dale,
Or roughening waste, their humble texture weave.
3. The disposition or connection of threads,
filaments, or other slender bodies, interwoven; as, the texture of
cloth or of a spider's web.
4. The disposition of the several parts of any body
in connection with each other, or the manner in which the constituent parts
are united; structure; as, the texture of earthy substances or
minerals; the texture of a plant or a bone; the texture of
paper; a loose or compact texture.
5. (Biol.) A tissue. See
Tex"ture (?), v. t. [imp. & p.
p. Textured (?); p. pr. & vb. n.
Texturing.] To form a texture of or with; to interweave.