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 for texture
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Texture \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.
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     2. That which woven; a woven fabric; a web. --Milton.
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              Others, apart far in the grassy dale,
              Or roughening waste, their humble texture weave.
                                                    --Thomson.
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     3. The disposition or connection of threads, filaments, or
        other slender bodies, interwoven; as, the texture of cloth
        or of a spider's web.
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     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.
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     5. (Biol.) A tissue. See Tissue.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Texture \Tex"ture\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Textured; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Texturing.]
     To form a texture of or with; to interweave. [R.]
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  texture
      n 1: the feel of a surface or a fabric; "the wall had a smooth
           texture"
      2: the essential quality of something; "the texture of
         Neapolitan life"
      3: the musical pattern created by parts being played or sung
         together; "then another melodic line is added to the texture"
      4: the characteristic appearance of a surface having a tactile
         quality
      5: the physical composition of something (especially with
         respect to the size and shape of the small constituents of a
         substance); "breadfruit has the same texture as bread"; "sand
         of a fine grain"; "fish with a delicate flavor and texture";
         "a stone of coarse grain" [syn: texture, grain]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  147 Moby Thesaurus words for "texture":
     anatomy, arabesque, architectonics, architecture, arrangement,
     basketry, basketwork, being, braiding, build, building,
     cancellation, character, cloth, composition, configuration,
     conformation, consistency, constitution, construction, creation,
     cross-hatching, crossing-out, drapery, enlacement, entwinement,
     entwining, essentiality, etoffe, fabric, fabrication, fashion,
     fashioning, features, feel, felt, fiber, filigree, forging, form,
     format, formation, frame, framework, fret, fretwork, getup, goods,
     grain, grate, grating, grid, gridiron, grille, grillwork, hachure,
     hatching, interknitting, interlacement, interlacery, interlacing,
     intertexture, interthreading, intertieing, intertwinement,
     intertwining, intertwisting, interweavement, interweaving,
     knitting, lace, lacery, lacework, lacing, lattice, latticework,
     make, makeup, making, manufacture, material, mesh, meshes,
     meshwork, mold, molding, napery, nature, net, netting, network,
     organic structure, organism, organization, pattern, patterning,
     physique, plaiting, plan, plexure, plexus, production, raddle, rag,
     reticle, reticulation, reticule, reticulum, riddle, scheme, screen,
     screening, setup, shape, shaping, sieve, silk, structure,
     structuring, stuff, substance, surface, tectonics, textile,
     textile fabric, tissu, tissue, tracery, trellis, trelliswork,
     twining, twisting, warp and woof, warpage, wattle, weave, weaving,
     web, webbing, webwork, weft, weftage, wicker, wickerwork, woof,
     wool, wreathing
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  texture
  
      A measure of the variation of the intensity of a
     surface, quantifying properties such as smoothness, coarseness
     and regularity.  It's often used as a region descriptor in
     image analysis and computer vision.
  
     The three principal approaches used to describe texture are
     statistical, structural and spectral.  Statistical techniques
     characterise texture by the statistical properties of the grey
     levels of the points comprising a surface.  Typically, these
     properties are computed from the grey level histogram or
     grey level cooccurrence matrix of the surface.
  
     Structural techniques characterise texture as being composed
     of simple primitives called "texels" (texture elements), that
     are regularly arranged on a surface according to some rules.
     These rules are formally defined by grammars of various
     types.
  
     Spectral techiques are based on properties of the Fourier
     spectrum and describe global periodicity of the grey levels of
     a surface by identifying high energy peaks in the spectrum.
  
     (1995-05-11)
  

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