- the arrangement and union of the constituent parts of anything; constitution; structure.
- an interwoven structure; fabric.
- the act of weaving together.
- the process or manner of being woven together.
Origin of contexture
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Examples from the Web for contexture
And in this sense and acceptation of the words, the natural frame and contexture doth well and pregnantly administer unto us.Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions
In all probability this is the effect of a beginning putrefaction, which attenuates this substance, and breaks its contexture.Elements of the Theory and Practice of Chymistry, 5th ed.
Pierre Joseph Macquer
That perpetual miracle in nature—the contexture of the generations—the living taking the meaning of their lives from the dead!The Kentucky Warbler</p>
James Lane Allen
As sweet as that 'contexture of woodbines, sweet-briar, and myrtle' in which the anglers sat and sipped orange punch at Tottenham.Mrs. Overtheway's Remembrances
Juliana Horatia Ewing
There is a very extensive manufactory of red woollen caps at Fas, the contexture of which is well deserving investigation.An Account of Timbuctoo and Housa Territories in the Interior of Africa
Abd Salam Shabeeny
- the fact, process, or manner of weaving or of being woven together
- the arrangement of assembled parts; structure
- an interwoven structure; fabric
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